Linda Bendle is the Managing Director of a letting agency and has built up substantial experience in housing and property matters over more than 20 years of working in the industry.
Linda joined Community Justice Scotland as the family member of someone involved with the community justice system. Through direct experience, Linda has an informed opinion of how custodial sentences work and do not work. She also has strong views on how release and reintegration into the community can be improved, with the ultimate aim of preventing and reducing offending.
Linda is particularly interested in how the sentencing and rehabilitation of an offender impacts on their family, and in how those with complex needs can be better supported. She is also on the Shelter Scotland committee.