PLANS to build a huge new jail for female criminals have been abandoned after almost £8 million of public cash was 'wasted' on the doomed project.
A new facility to house long-term serious female offenders could be built on the site of the existing women's prison, the Justice Secretary has said.
SCOTLAND's busiest courts are braced for the latest in a series of rolling strikes.
MSPs are to vote this week on the uncertain future of a new women's 'super prison' in Greenock.
Plans to build a new women's prison to replace Scotland's only all-female jail have been scrapped, the Justice Secretary has announced.