Report on HMP Kilmarnock Follow-up Inspection, 14-19 July 2014

HMP Kilmarnock was last inspected in October 2011. The purpose of this follow-up inspection was to assess the actions which had been taken to address the recommendations from that inspection and to report on the progress made.

Executive Summary

This inspection assesses the progress made by HMP Kilmarnock in responding to the Recommendations and Action Points made in the full inspection carried out in 2011. It also assesses if elements of the service previously considered to be Good

Practice remain in place.

Summary of Progress

Recommendations: at our inspection in 2011 we made 10 general Recommendations for the establishment of which seven have been achieved, two partially achieved and one is deemed no longer applicable.

Action Points: of the 40 Action Points identified for the establishment, 25 have been achieved; five

partially achieved; and seven have not been achieved. and three are deemed no longer


Good Practice: all of the 16 Areas of Good Practice identified in the original inspection report are still in place.

We have made a further 11 Recommendations and noted six Areas of Good Practice.

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Key Facts

HM Chief Inspector's Overview

Executive Summary

Progress on Recommendations

Progress on Action Points

Progress on Good Practice


Good Practice

The Inspection Team