This research explores the characteristics of life sentence prisoners who had served sentences of life imprisonment in Scotland.
Details of future research planned, ongoing research and publications.
The research was commissioned by The Scottish Office to review the effectiveness of National Planning Policy Guidelines (NPPGs).
This was the first time that a crime survey has been conducted in Scotland to see if there were any ethnic differences in crime victimisation and in perceptions of crime and of the police.
Final report of the Borders Working Party
Interim report of the Borders Working Party
Monitors & assesses the operation & impact of the provisions contained within Part VI of the 1995 Act, relating to unfitness to plead, examination of facts and the insanity defence.
advise on the installation of satellite monitoring equipment
A SFPA method of monitoring fishing vessels
Planning Advice Note PAN 54 PLANNING ENFORCEMENT
Planning Advice Note PAN 55 THE PRIVATE FINANCE INITIATIVE AND THE PLANNING PROCESS
This research explored public awareness of the campaign and analysed use of the telephone helpline in order to assess the success of the campaign and inform decisions about its future.
This study describes the extent to which mediation was available in Scotland in Spring 1998 and describes the strengths and weaknesses.
The report contains recommendations for action to address issues relating to women experiencing domestic violence in Scotland.
This work was commissioned to examine the arrangements being developed by local authorities to bring together development related local authority functions.
Pilot comparative study suggest why spending on Criminal Legal Aid is much higher (per head of population) in England and Wales, and Scotland than the Netherlands.
The research was commissioned by The Scottish Office Development Department in September 1996 to review the operation of the development plan system.
This report was commissioned to obtain a reliable measure of the extent to which seat belts and other restraints are currently used in Scotland by car, taxi and light van occupants.