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Trans prisoner pause was to give clarity, says Sturgeon

The decision to pause the placing of transgender prisoners with a history of violence against women in the female prison estate was taken to provide “clarity”, Nicola Sturgeon has said. The Scottish Government has been under fire for the past week after double rapist Isla Bryson was placed in a segregation unit at Cornton Vale and reports emerged that Tiffany Scott – who was convicted of stalking a 13-year-old girl – may be moved to the female estate.
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