Nicola Sturgeon faces another trans storm after a decision was made to house one of Scotland’s most violent prisoners in a women’s jail.
The Record can reveal that volatile Tiffany Scott - who stalked a 13-year-old girl while known as Andrew Burns - has been rubber-stamped for transfer to a jail that aligns with her chosen gender.
Scott, 31, has been repeatedly refused the switch over several years but senior management relented in recent weeks. It is understood that the transfer is still planned - despite the First Minister instructing a U-turn on a decision to house double rapist Isla Bryson at all-women jail Cornton Vale, Stirling, on Thursday.
Last night the Scottish Government faced calls to make another embarrassing U-turn on Scott. A source said: “Of all the female trans prisoners in the estate, Scott has been considered the most dangerous."They added: "Isla Bryson’s rape convictions took public perception of the risks to a new level.