1. Speech/statement

    19 Jun 2019

    Mental health services for Young People entering and in custody at HMP and YOI Polmont: ministerial statement

    Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf's response to the independent review of mental health support for young people in custody.

  2. Publication

    31 May 2019

    Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill: child rights and wellbeing impact assessment (CRWIA)

    Assessment of the Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill's impact on the rights and wellbeing of children and young people.

  3. Publication

    31 May 2019

    Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill: business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA)

    Likely costs, benefits and risks of the Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill that may have an impact on the public, private and third sector.

  4. Publication

    31 May 2019

    Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill: equality impact assessment (EQIA)

    Summary of the EQIA for the Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill.

  5. NEWS

    07 May 2019 17:50

    Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill passed

    Decriminalisation of primary school-aged children.

  6. Statistics

    26 Mar 2019

    Children's social work statistics 2017-2018

    The latest data on children and young people looked after, on the child protection register and in secure care.

  7. Consultation paper

    25 Mar 2019

    Children's services planning: provision of statutory guidance - consultation

    We wish to consult whether the content, scope and format of the statutory guidance is still helpful and fit for purpose.

  8. NEWS

    29 Jan 2019 09:35

    Scottish Welfare Fund Statistics

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  9. NEWS

    29 Jan 2019 09:34

    Fall in youth convictions

    Total number of court proceedings and convictions lowest in a decade.

  10. 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.

  11. NEWS

    18 Jan 2019 12:00

    Supporting young people in custody

    Mental health expert to work with prisons inspectorate on review.

  12. 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.

  13. Corporate report

    27 Nov 2018

    Prosecution of young people: report

    The Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland's thematic report on the prosecution of young people in the Sheriff and Justice of Peace courts.

  14. Research and analysis

    10 Oct 2018

    Justice vision and priorities delivery plan 2018-2019 and overview of progress 2017-2018

    Overview of progress to the actions set out in 2017-2018 Justice Vision and Priorities Delivery Plan and new approaches and additional actions for the coming year 2018-2019.

  15. Research and analysis

    05 Sep 2018

    Review of the Aberdeen Problem Solving Approach: report

    Review of the Aberdeen Sheriff’s Court’s Problem Solving Approach for prolific female and young male offenders.

  16. Research and analysis

    05 Sep 2018

    Review of the Aberdeen Problem Solving Approach: research findings

    Summary review of the Aberdeen Sheriff’s Court’s Problem Solving Approach for prolific female and young male offenders.

  17. Strategy/plan

    11 Jul 2017

    Justice in Scotland: vision and priorities delivery plan, 2017-2018

    Delivery plan setting out key actions for 2017-2018 to help progress the seven priorities set out in the Justice vision document.

  18. Progress report

    21 Jun 2017

    Youth justice strategy: progress report

    Report on the progress made since the publication of the youth justice strategy, 'Preventing offending: getting it right for children and young people', in 2015.

  19. Advice and guidance

    22 Jun 2011

    Diverting young people from prosecution: toolkit

    Guidance for service providers on providing effective, tailored and appropriate interventions for young people who offend.