Justice and Safety
23rd March 2018 by Russell Fallis
This week’s round-up includes the announcement of Scotland’s new HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary, planned reforms to the oversight of police use of biometric data, and a report into the prevalence of cyber crime in Scotland. New Code for police use of biometric data Plans for a new code of practice governing police handling of…
16th March 2018 by admin
This week’s round-up includes new legislation to increase Scotland’s age of criminal responsibility, a visit to a project benefiting from CashBack for Communities funding and the publication of survey results examining young people’s views about Mosquito ‘anti-loitering’ devices. Bill to raise age of criminal responsibility The age of criminal responsibility is set to rise from eight to…
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.