Local Authority area:
Primary Courts of relevance:
Edinburgh Sheriff court
All information provided by:
East Lothian Community Justice Partnership
East Lothian Community Justice Information
Published: 15 November 2022
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In Spring 2022, the information will be reviewed and updated where required. Thereafter a review, and any necessary revisions, will take place three times annually.
Interventions suitable for
All East Lothian residents where sentencers are considering a period of remand.
Programme Title and Provider
Justice Social Work (East Lothian and Edinburgh)
Details of all Specific national or local scheme/intervention(s) available
East Lothian Justice Social Work has a Bail Supervision including electronic monitoring pathway for all of those aged 18 and over. It is for the Court Social Work Unit in the sentencing Court to complete the assessment on behalf of, in conjunction with, East Lothian. There is no Court situated within East Lothian. There is a current partnership agreement with the Social Work Unit at Edinburgh Sheriff Court.
• Reduction in remand
• Equality of access to services
• Intensive supervisory oversight – behaviour management
Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention
Assessment when Bail is opposed at Court. Action plan development with same day turnaround.