Scottish Prison Service have refused a freedom of information request for the documents around the decision to close Noranside Open Prison. Staff who have been kept waiting for a final decision deserve to know how the closure was decided.
We’re backing the local campaign to save Noranside Open Prison from closure by the short sighted decision by Justice Minister, Kenny MacAskill MSP
SNP Ministers are arguing over the decision to close Noranside Prison. The decision is a poor one for our justice system, and the local Angus economy.
The SNP Justice Minister, Kenny Macaskill’s decision to close Noranside Prison, despite earlier assurances is a major blow for effective justice and the local economy