Justice and Safety
25th May 2018 by Russell Fallis
This week’s round-up includes news of greater public awareness of human trafficking in Scotland, the latest independent assurance on police call-handling improvements, and the appointment of a new independent inspector for the country’s prisons. Growing public awareness of human trafficking A survey published this week highlighted growing public awareness of human trafficking in Scotland with…
4th November 2017 by barbaraburke
Cross-border co-operation in fighting crime, new powers to tackle human trafficking, and the work of Scotland’s prisons are among the issues in this week’s round-up from the Justice and Safer Communities portfolio. Europol Executive Director of Europol Rob Wainwright was in Edinburgh on Tuesday and caught up with Justice Secretary Michael Matheson and Brexit Minister…
1st September 2015 by David Strang
Over the past few months HM Inspectorate of Prisons for Scotland has been on a journey of change, developing a new structure for prison monitoring in Scotland to replace the previous work done by Prison Visiting Committees.