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Tiffany Scott to remain in men's jail as prison bosses launch 'urgent review' of trans cases

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Tiffany Scott will remain in a men's jail after prison bosses tonight announced an "urgent review" of all transgender cases in Scotland.The Record first reported how volatile Scott - who stalked a 13-year-old girl while known as Andrew Burns - was set to be transferred to a jail that aligns with her chosen gender.The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) said it would pause the movement of all transgender inmates until the review was completed.Scott, 31, has been repeatedly refused the switch over several years but senior management had relented in recent weeks.It was understood that the transfer was still planned even after Nicola Sturgeon last week announced a U-turn on a decision to house double rapist Isla Bryson at all-women jail Cornton Vale.Scott, from Kinglassie, Fife, is being held in segregation at HMP Low Moss, near Glasgow.She has assaulted inmates, security officers and female nurses in various jails.

She self-harmed and opened veins with her teeth before squirting blood at prison officers.Opposition politicians had this weekend demanded her transfer be halted following the uproar regarding the case of Isla Bryson.Bryson, from Clydebank, was last convicted of raping two women in 2016 and 2019 while she was known as Adam Graham.She was initially remanded to Cornton Vale women's prison before being moved to a male wing at HMP Edinburgh.An SPS spokesman said: "We have commenced an urgent review of all transgender cases currently managed in our establishments."Our first concern is always, and remains, the health, safety, and wellbeing of all the people in our care, and that of our staff."We have very robust risk assessment processes, and a track record of keeping people safe, in often challenging circumstances."We have

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