Strategic Commissioning Framework

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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…

Our Corporate Plan 2020-2023 (draft) for public consultation

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Consultation period now closed.  Community Justice Scotland’s (CJS) approach to community justice is about equality of opportunity. We want a Scotland that is safe for all and allows everyone to achieve their full potential as well as a community justice model that is admired world-wide. We are proud of what CJS has achieved in its…

Written submission to the consultation on the Youth Justice Standards

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On 31 October 2019, Scottish Government launched a consultation on the update to the national standards that provide a framework for the audit of support services for children involved with youth justice. Community Justice Scotland submitted a response to the consultation on 22 January 2020. Read our full consultation response and letter from our Chief…

Community Justice Outcome Activity Across Scotland Annual Report 2018-19

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Welcome to Community Justice Scotland’s second annual report on community justice outcome activity across Scotland. This version of the report is a consultation draft and we would now like to seek your views. In this draft report (which is a requirement of the Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016) we have tried to capture the collaborative…

Disclosure (Scotland) Bill – Written Submission to Education and Skills Committee

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The disclosure regime in Scotland is complex and affected by a range of legislation including the recent Management of Offenders and Age of Criminal Responsibility Acts – that complexity creates confusion for many. Simplification of this landscape is critical to ensure that people with convictions are afforded opportunities to move on with their lives. It…