Edinburgh Prison: Coronavirus

(asked on 12th November 2021) - View Source

Question to the Scotland Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how many cases of covid-19 have been identified at HMP Edinburgh as of 12 November 2021.


Answered by
Alister Jack Portrait
Alister Jack
Secretary of State for Scotland
This question was answered on 18th November 2021

The Office of the Secretary of State for Scotland does not hold the relevant information that is being requested. Both public health and prison management are policy matters devolved to the Scottish Government who will be able to provide the information requested.

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