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Women’s Saughton jail unit to replace Cornton Vale

Women’s Saughton jail unit to replace Cornton Vale | Holyrood Magazine | Scoop.it
A NEW unit to house women prisoners is to be built at Saughton Prison as part of moves to replace Cornton Vale.

Via The Edinburgh Reporter
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Cornton Vale Women's Prison has been outdated and not fit for purpose for quite some time. The decision to build a new women's prison in close proximity to Saughton must be welcomed. The facilities will also include a mother and baby unit and a young offenders wing.

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Rescooped by Liz Gray from Today's Edinburgh News
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Women’s Saughton jail unit to replace Cornton Vale

Women’s Saughton jail unit to replace Cornton Vale | Holyrood Magazine | Scoop.it
A NEW unit to house women prisoners is to be built at Saughton Prison as part of moves to replace Cornton Vale.

Via The Edinburgh Reporter
Liz Gray's insight:

Cornton Vale Women's Prison has been outdated and not fit for purpose for quite some time. The decision to build a new women's prison in close proximity to Saughton must be welcomed. The facilities will also include a mother and baby unit and a young offenders wing.

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Women worse off due to welfare reforms | Holyrood Magazine

Women worse off due to welfare reforms | Holyrood Magazine | Holyrood Magazine | Scoop.it
Women and families are being disproportionately affected by the UK Government's benefit reform programme, according to new analysis published today by the

Via Peter A Bell
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