Justice and Safety

  • The week in review

    23rd March 2018 by

    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…

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  • The week in review

    16th March 2018 by

    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…

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  • New Structure for Prison Monitoring in Scotland

    1st September 2015 by

    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.

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