National Strategy Engagement Events


The Scottish Government will shortly be running a series of engagement events about the National Strategy for Community Justice ... Read More

New Youth Justice Strategy for Scotland published


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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?


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