New Youth Justice Strategy for Scotland published

13/07/15

In June 2015, the Scottish Government published Preventing Offending: Getting It Right For Every Child, the new youth justice strategy for Scotland. ... Read More

Scotland’s Serious Organised Crime Strategy Published

13/07/15

In June 2015, the Scottish Government published Scotland’s Serious Organised Crime Strategy.   The Strategy is focused around 4... Read More

Community Justice (Scotland) Bill – Call for Evidence

19/05/15

The Scottish Parliament's Justice Committee has issued a call for written evidence in relation to the Community Justice (Scotland) Bill. ... Read More

Community Justice (Scotland) Bill Published

09/05/15

On 7th May 2015, the Community Justice (Scotland) Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament. We have prepared a briefing to provide a short summary of the plans set out in the Bill.... Read More

Consultation on Proposed Support for Children (Impact of Parental Imprisonment) (Scotland) Bill

09/04/15

Mary Fee MSP is consulting on a proposed Bill to improve support for children affected by parental imprisonment.... Read More

Designing and evaluating interventions to reduce crime and reoffending

17/03/15

At the Community Justice Evidence Partnership’s “Using Evidence in Practice“event last week, the Scottish Government launched its e-Book on... Read More

The future of the female custodial estate in Scotland

20/02/15

In his letter to the Convenor of the Justice Committee on 26th January 2015, the Cabinet Secretary for... Read More

A future model for Community Justice in Scotland – The Scottish Government’s Response

19/12/14

This week, The Scottish Government published its response to the Consultation on a Future Model for Community Justice,... Read More

From Providers to Partners: What will it take?

03/12/14

A number of CJVSF members and partners participated in this year’s CCPS conference:Providers as Partners- Redefining Relationships for an... Read More

Reducing Reoffending Programme – November 2014 update

30/11/14

The Scottish Government has published its November update on phase 2 of the Reducing Reoffending Programme. CJVSF currently has representation on... Read More