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According to Scotland’s first minister, Isla Bryson, a trans woman who raped two women before changing her gender will not serve her time in a prison for women. https://twitter.com/gchahal/status/1618653329277743104 Isla Bryson was found guilty of carrying out the rapes when she was a man called Adam Graham and was sentenced to Cornton Vale Women’s Prison. While awaiting trial, Bryson took the step to change from a man to a woman. Bryson will soon be removed from women’s prison, according to Nicola Sturgeon, and won’t be completing her sentence there. On Thursday afternoon, she was supposed to be transferred to the…

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Official figures show the employment rate in Scotland has hit a record high of 76.1% during the last quarter. From September to November 2022, the rate increased by 0.3% on the previous level. Across the UK, the rate for people aged 16 to 64 was unchanged from July to September at 75.6%. The Office for National Statistics figures showed unemployment in Scotland remains at 3.3%. Wages across Britain have grown at the fastest rate in 20 years. The Scottish government’s employment minister Richard Lochhead said: “Despite the high employment rate, labour shortages in certain sectors still remain and the Scottish…

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