Justice and Safety

  • The week in review

    17th March 2017 by

    Air travellers’ safety, improving access to justice and Scotland’s police forensics service were among the items on Ministers’ agenda this week. Breaking the cycle of crime On Monday the Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson announced fresh investment in services to help reduce the cycle of reoffending, keeping crime down and communities safe. Apex Scotland,...

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  • The week in review

    10th March 2017 by

    Apprenticeship Week This week was Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2017 and ministers across government were getting involved. Michael Matheson met apprentices at Falkirk Council, while Annabelle Ewing visited Living Solutions social enterprise to hear how their trainees were helping tackle environmental and social problems. Tackling sectarianism Dr Duncan Morrow’s progress report on how Scotland was tackling...

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  • The week in review

    3rd March 2017 by

    Michael Matheson with Cashback for Communities beneficiaries

    A look back on developments across the justice and safer communities portfolio over the week beginning Monday February 27th, 2017.

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  • Electronic Monitoring in Scotland – A consultation on proposals for legislation

    2nd March 2017 by

    The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on proposals for legislation to expand the use of electronic monitoring in Scotland. The legislative changes will support the delivery of community justice. The consultation paper sets out the legislative changes which we propose to enable new uses for electronic monitoring and also introduce new technologies. In addition...

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  • Safer Communities & Justice Brief : January 2017

    31st January 2017 by

    Scottish Government Justice Analytical Services have recently published the January edition of the Monthly Safer Communities and Justice Brief. This brief provides, in a single place, a concise but comprehensive overview of all the most important Justice and Safer Communities statistics. The brief includes a special feature on its back page, drawing from recent research undertaken by...

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  • Safer Communities & Justice Brief : December 2016

    21st December 2016 by

    Scottish Government Justice Analytical Services have recently published the December edition of the Monthly Safer Communities and Justice Brief. This brief provides, in a single place, a concise but comprehensive overview of all the most important Justice and Safer Communities statistics. The brief includes a special feature on its back page, drawing from recent research undertaken by...

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  • Safer Communities & Justice Brief : October 2016

    26th October 2016 by

    Scottish Government Justice Analytical Services have recently published the October edition of the Monthly Safer Communities and Justice Brief. The brief provides, in a single place, a concise but comprehensive overview of all the most important Justice and Safer Communities statistics in Scotland. It is published on a monthly basis and readers should feel confident that...

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