Community Justice Scotland were invited to participate in a roundtable evidence session at a meeting of the Scottish Parliament’s Criminal Justice Committee, held on 15th September 2021. In advance of the session, CJS put together a written evidence piece highlighting the key policy points we think are most important in informing the development of youth…
The compilation of the LDIC Strategic Assessment is a statutory requirement outlined in the Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016. It is currently in draft format for consultation with stakeholders. This document will be reviewed annually to allow for ongoing changes in the operational environment and resourcing. Read here Please send any feedback to email@example.com
In December 2020, Community Justice Scotland submitted a response to the Scottish Government’s consultation, “Equally Safe: A consultation on challenging men’s demand for prostitution, working to reduce the harms associated with prostitution and helping women to exit”. Read here
In October 2020, Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee invited Community Justice Scotland to submit evidence to inform their work on scrutiny of the Scottish Government’s Draft Budget 2021-22. Community Justice Scotland submitted the following information. Read more.
In June 2020, Scottish Government opened a consultation on proposals to increase the age at which a child can be referred to the Principal Reporter. The following sets out the full consultation response submitted by Community Justice Scotland in October 2020. Read here.
The Scottish Sentencing Council published a consultation on a draft guideline on the sentencing of young people convicted of an offence. Community Justice Scotland welcomed the consultation on this vital area and submitted the following response. Read here.
In September 2020, Community Justice Scotland was invited to submit evidence to the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities & Human Rights Committee in relation to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill. Read here.
In August 2020, the Scottish Government published a consultation seeking views on a proposed Ministerial Statement modifying the arrangements for local connection referrals in relation to housing and homelessness applications. Community Justice Scotland submitted the following response in October 2020. Read here.
In May 2020 the Scottish Parliament Justice Committee launched a call for views on the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill, introduced in April 2020. CJS’s response can be found here: CJS Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill submission to Justice Committee July 2020
Community Justice Scotland (CJS) has worked closely with partners to co-produce a Strategic Commissioning Framework (SCF) for the sector. This work has benefited greatly from the contributions of many organisations and individuals and it reflects the insights and perspectives of a wide range of stakeholders, including service providers and those who have experience of the…