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Minister for Community Safety Ash Denham

25th March 2020

The Scottish Government recognises the important role played by legal aid providers in supporting their clients and our justice system. I also recognise that those offering legally aided services now face a time of unprecedented uncertainty, and require our support. I am keen to find ways to support cash flow in order to help alleviate…

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Justice Secretary comments on domestic abuse figures

25th February 2020

Police dealt with just over 60,000 incidents in 2018-19 Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has responded to official statistics showing police recorded 60,641 incidents of domestic abuse in 2018-19 – a 2% rise on the previous year. Levels of domestic abuse recorded by police in Scotland have remained relatively stable since 2011-12, with around 58,000 to…

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Festive drink-drive warning

27th November 2018

Campaign highlights the consequences of drink driving Minister for Community Safety, Ash Denham, Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, and Assistant Chief Constable Mark Williams launched the festive drink-drive awareness and enforcement campaign in Edinburgh today, to highlight the criminal and personal consequences of being found guilty of drink-driving.   New research reveals Scots believe the…

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