Ally McAlpine to Ed Humpherson: Request for Assessment of the Scottish Prison Population Statistics

Dear Ed,

I am writing as the Chief Statistician for the Scottish Government.

In accordance with Section 12(1) of the Statistics and Registration Act 2007, I would be grateful if your Assessment Team can undertake an assessment of the Scottish Prison Population Statistics.

We look forward to working with the assessment team on this matter.

Yours sincerely

Alastair McAlpine
Chief Statistician