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New Inverness Prison delayed until ‘end of 2023’

The Scottish Government has today confirmed that the earliest a replacement for HMP Inverness will be operational by will be the end of 2023.

This extended delay became clear when the Scottish Government published the Infrastructure Investment Plan Progress Report for April 2020.

Comment from Donald Cameron on council funding controversy

Shadow Finance Secretary Donald Cameron has expressed dismay after Finance Secretary Kate Forbes dismissed concerns over when the Scottish Government will deliver £155 million of extra cash from the UK Government direct to local authorities.