Association of Visiting Committees for Scottish Penal Establishments

Location of VC

There is a Visiting Committee attached to every prison, young offenders’ institution and legalised police cell (LPC)  in Scotland.  LPCs accommodate prisoners in the remoter areas of the country for periods up to thirty days.  The map and table below shows the location of each prison and LPC within Scotland as well as the number of Visiting Committee members allocated to each establishment. 

 

Visiting Committee

Addiewell
Aberdeen
Barlinnie
Cornton Vale
Cornton Vale YOI
Dumfries
Edinburgh
Glenochil
Greenock
Inverness
Kilmarnock
Open Estate
Perth
Peterhead
Polmont YOI
Shotts



LPC

Campbeltown
Dunoon
Hawick
Lerwick
Lochmaddy
Oban
Orkney
Thurso
Stornoway



No. of Members

14
8
25
15
6
11
17
14
8
10
15
16
19
8
12
17


No. of Members

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3



 


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