Previous Freedom of Information (FOI) requests

FOI requests submitted in:

2021

FOI No Description Date received Date responded Outcome

202101

Kilmarnock prisoners who suffered injury within the prison who went to the local accident and emergency department as the injury was deemed too serious for the prison healthcare team to tend to and other questions relating to the prison's mental health team and mistreatment

13/01/2021 29/01/2021 Information released in part
s17 Information not held
s15 Advice and assistance

202102

A copy of the Freedom of Information Act and if that is not possible for some reason, then a copy of section 20(3)(c)(ii) and section 38(1)(a)

15/01/2021 21/01/2021

Information released in full

202103

A copy of all the protein powders, vitamins and aftershave and aftershave balm from HMP Kilmarnock (Request received by and being responded to by SPS)

25/01/2021 04/02/2021

Information released in full

202104

Review request for FOI-2020-15 27/01/2021 23/02/2021 s38(1)(a) Personal Information

202105

Canteen staff contract (paid for by prisoners from Common Good Fund). Account records for canteen including outside purchases. Accounts records of Common Good Fund. 

29/01/2021 12/03/2021 Information released in part
s38(1)(b) Personal Information
s17 Information not held

202106

How many HMP Kilmarnock prisoners who suffered injury within the prison went to the local accident and emergency department as the injury was deemed too serious for the prison healthcare team to tend to and the number of non-routine hospital escorts conducted during the stated periods.

29/01/2021 26/02/2021 Information released in part
s17 Information not held
s15 Advice and assistance

202107

Prisoner classification and criteria information 
(Request received by and being responded to by SPS)

04/02/2021 26/02/2021 Information released in full
202108

Information requests made to Serco Ltd regarding HMP Kilmarnock since becoming subject to the Freedom of Information Act on 1 September 2016.

17/02/2021 17/03/2021

s25 Information otherwise accessible

202109

Prisoners detained at HMP Kilmarnock identified by the prison's mental health team as being at risk of suicide or acutely mentally unwell. 1 January to 31 December 2018, 2019 and 2020. 

04/03/2021 30/03/2021 Information released in part
s17 Information not held
s15 Advice and assistance

202110

Copies of all accounts, interim or otherwise, for the Common Good Fund for 2019 to 2021, details of the phone company, which installed the telephone equipment / system within the prison for use by prisoners, details of the call costs faced by prisoners at your institution for use of such telephones, both in relation to dialling landlines and mobile numbers and all information regarding the possibility of mobile telephones being issued to prisoners at your institution in light of the pandemic and in relation to the ultimate decision not to introduce same.

02/04/2021 30/04/2021

Information released in part
s17 Information not held
s25 Information otherwise accessible

202111

Please see the attached spreadsheet requesting information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. The spreadsheet also provides a glossary of terms used in the questions and is the preferred method for your responses to be returned.
 
Your authority’s responses will be used to investigate the implementation of Software Asset Management and its effects on public authorities within Scotland. This information will be used in my final year dissertation for the university course I am studying, IT Management for Business. The attached information sheet summarises what your authority’s responses will be used for, the role your answers will play, and how to request the removal of your authority’s responses from the study.

21/04/2021 21/05/2021 Information released in part
s17 Information not held
202112
  1. a copy of the minute of agreement; 

  2. information of public health Scotland’s recommendations for how covid-19 is to be managed within Kilmarnock; and 

  3. SPS guidelines on the management of Covid-19 within the establishment.

12/05/2021 09/06/2021 s25 Information otherwise accessible
202113
  1. How and where the common good fund money comes from?

  2. Where the money is kept (Bank account, Serco, SPS)?

  3. Who is in charge of the account?

  4. What are the duties of the person / people managing the account?

  5. Who decides what money gets spent and where it is spent?

  6. How many people are employed and paid for with money from the common good fund and the amount paid annually?

  7. What are employed people’s duties and responsibility?

  8. Do monies from vouchers, discounts and promotions get paid back into common good fund, or commissions if any?

  9. Also seeking information and receipts relating to the purchase of phones for prison cells and the installation costs for in-cell phones?

  10. Although the information requested is specific, it is not exclusive to my requirement of all general information relating to the common good fund. 

19/05/2021 16/06/2021 Information released in part
s15 Advice and assistance
s17 Information not held
s25 Information otherwise accessible s38(1)(b) Personal Information
202114

Hello, I'd like to request the images of the rank insignia displayed on the chain of commands epaulettes. i.e. Custodial Operations Manager has 2 pips however I'd like to know the other ranks insignia.

27/05/2021 24/06/2021 Information released in part
s17 Information not held

 

2020

FOI No Description Date received Date responded Outcome

202001

Cost of Prisoner Programmes

13/01/2020 04/02/2020 s17 Information not held

202002

Request related to information personal to requestor 20/01/2020 07/02/2020

s38(1)(a) Personal Information

202003

Prison staff time off work 29/01/2020 26/02/2020

Information released in part
s17 Information not held
s15 Advice and assistance

202004

Management of an Offender at risk due to the suspected ingestion of a substance policy 10/03/2020 02/04/2020 s15 Advice and assistance

202005

Positions and the hierarchy within a Serco run prison 05/03/2020 02/04/2020 Information released in full

202006

Management of an Offender at risk due to the suspected ingestion of a substance policy 10/03/2020 02/04/2020 s35(1)(f) Law Enforcement

202007

The government’s action plan in regards to Coronavirus 10/03/2020 07/04/2020 s17 Information not held
s15 Advice and assistance
202008

Illicit articles received via mail

04/05/2020 01/06/2020 Information released in full
202009

All files internal and external between the prison and any other authorities

04/06/2020 15/06/2020 Request closed
s15 Advice and assistance
202010

Initial Training Course syllabus for prospective Prison Custody Officers

18/07/2020 11/08/2020 Information released in full
202011

Asylum Accommodation and Support Services Contracts

09/08/2020 31/08/2020 Request closed
s15 Advice and assistance
202012

Protocols in relation to the testing and confiscation of mail

17/08/2020 16/09/2020 s35(1)(f) Law Enforcement
202013

Organisations spend / usage of Covid-19 PPE items

02/11/2020 01/12/2020 Information released in part
s33(1)(b) Commercial interests
202014

Review request for FOI-2020-12

23/10/2020 20/11/2020 s17 Information not held
s35(1)(f) Law Enforcement
202015

Copies of all information about me from agencies internal and external of Serco

03/12/2020 18/12/2020 s38(1)(a) Personal Information
202016

Audit for HMRC

17/12/2020 18/12/2020 Request closed
s15 Advice and assistance
202017

Public Liability Insurance certificate

08/12/2020 30/12/2020 Request closed
s15 Advice and assistance
202018

Minute of Agreement

09/12/2020 30/12/2020 Information released in full
202019

Request for advice re. Counselling

16/12/2020 15/01/2021 s15 Advice and assistance
202020

Copies of the organisation’s most up-to-date Corporate Risk Register and Brexit risk assessment

18/12/2020 21/01/2021

30(b) Prejudice to effective conduct of public affairs
s33(1)(b) Commercial interests 
s35(1)(f) Law Enforcement
s17 Information not held

202021

Copies of the organisation’s most up-to-date corporate communications strategy

18/12/2020 21/01/2021 s17 Information not held
202022

Adult magazines, how much rapiscan machine cost, price list for phonecalls, how much prisoners have spent on phoned in last 4 years, if profit from calls goes into common good fund, items allowed to be handed in by prisoners families

22/12/2020 25/01/2021 Information released in part
s17 Information not held
s15 Advice and assistance
s12 Excessive costs of compliance

 

2019

FOI No Description Date received Date responded Outcome

201901

Name and contact details of your Data Controller, who is your Security Trustee and who are the beneficiaries of the accounts you hold.

08/07/2019 27/07/2019 Information released in part
s17 Information not held

201902

Related to a response made via SPS    

Related to a response made via SPS

201903

Contaminated mail 06/09/2019 04/10/2019

Information released in full

201904

Prisoner Programme Statistics 17/10/2019 12/11/2019 s17 Information not held

201905

Privileges and Prisoners personal property 14/11/2019 12/12/2019 Information released in part
s35(1)(f) Law Enforcement

201906

Request related to information personal to requstor 21/11/2019 19/12/2019 s38(1)(b) Personal Information 
s17 Information not held

201907

Price fixing laws and canteen prices 09/12/2019 10/01/2020 s17 Information not held
s15 Advice and Assistance

 

2018

FOI No Description Date received Date responded Outcome

201801

Medication 25/04/2018 30/04/2018 S17. Information not held

201802

Employment enquiry    

Withdrawn by Requestor
BAU response

201803

Staff numbers and stress 22/08/2018 19/09/2018

Partly released
S17. Information not held

 

2017

FOI No Description Date received Date responded Outcome

201701

Bonus Payments to Staff 06/01/2017 24/01/2017 Information released in full

201702

Suicide, Mental Health Support and Staff Mental Health 20/02/2017 10/03/2017

Information released in part
s17 Information not held
s38(1)(b) Personal Data

201703

Staff Sickness 03/04/2017 26/04/2017

Information released in part
s38(1)(b) Personal Data

201704

Unauthorised Articles, Population, Staffing and Staff Assaults 24/05/2017 16/06/2017

Information released in full

 

2016

FOI No Description Date received Date responded Outcome

201601

Deductions to Contracted Payments and Reasons 03/09/2016 26/09/2016 Information released in full

201602

Maintenance and Upkeep Charged to SPS 03/09/2016 26/09/2016 Information not held, advice and assistance given

201603

Prison Risk Register 06/09/2016 04/10/2016

Exempt under 30(b), 33(1)(b), 35(1)(f) and 38(1)(b)

201604

Salary Information for Director and Deputy Director 03/09/2016 06/09/2016

Exempt under 38(1)(b)
Review Response

201605

Incentives and Earned Privileges - Basic, Standard and Enhanced/Benefits 01/12/2016 02/12/2016 Information released in full