In the Media

Youths 'jail' food policy slammed

PUBLISHED August 16, 2004

Inmates at a young offenders' institution should not be shouted at and should be given bigger portions of food, says a damning report.

HM Chief Inspectors of Prisons for Scotland, Andrew McLellan, made the recommendation as part of his assessment of Polmont near Falkirk.
He found that conditions in two of the halls were "very bad" and the system of slopping out was still in existence.