1. Consultation paper

    15 Nov 2021

    Bail and release from custody arrangements: consultation

    Consultation on the use of remand and arrangements around release from custody - two areas which we consider have the potential to contribute to a shift in how prison and imprisonment is used in a modern Scotland.

  2. Strategy/plan

    28 Feb 2020

    A Culture Strategy for Scotland

    A Culture Strategy for Scotland shows how important culture is to Scotland’s prosperity and sets the future direction for supporting culture in Scotland.

  3. Advice and guidance

    25 Jan 2019

    Community Payback Order: practice guidance

    This updated guidance replaces 'National outcomes and standards for social work services in the criminal justice system: community payback order practice guidance' issued in 2010.

  4. Advice and guidance

    08 Jan 2019

    Bail supervision: national guidance

    Guidance for the operation of bail supervision services by local authority criminal justice social work and other agencies involved in service delivery that compliments local Community Justice Outcome Improvement Plans.