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Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill: children's rights and wellbeing impact assessment

Children's rights and wellbeing impact assessment (CRWIA) examining the potential impact on children's human rights of the Bail and Release from Custody (Scotland) Bill.


Footnotes

1 N.B In keeping the definitions under the UNCRC within this document “child” refers to anyone under 18 yo. However given the evidence provided as part of the Scottish Sentencing Council’s recent guidelines this assessment also considers the Bill impacts on young people up to the age of 25.

2 Scottish Prison Population Statistics: Legal Status, 2019-20 - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

3 https://www.cycj.org.uk/resource/use-and-impact-of-bail-and-remand-in-scotland-with-children/

4 Evaluation of the bail supervision scheme for children (pilot scheme) (ul.ie)

5 See responses from - Care Inspectorate; NPM; Families Outside; CYCJ, Barnardos at Published responses for Bail and release from custody arrangements in Scotland - Scottish Government - Citizen Space (consult.gov.scot)

6 Sentencing Young People Guidelines (scottishsentencingcouncil.org.uk)

7 Includem consultation response available at Published responses for Bail and release from custody arrangements in Scotland - Scottish Government - Citizen Space (consult.gov.scot)

8 Includem consultation response available at Published responses for Bail and release from custody arrangements in Scotland - Scottish Government - Citizen Space (consult.gov.scot)

9 Children & Young People’s Centre for Justice consultation response available at Published responses for Bail and release from custody arrangements in Scotland - Scottish Government - Citizen Space (consult.gov.scot)

10 Constructive-Connections-Final-Report-2020-FOR-PRINT.pdf (familiesoutside.org.uk)

11 SCCJR-Impact-of-crime-prisoners-families.pdf

12 FO-In-Brief-No11-Single-Pages.pdf (familiesoutside.org.uk)

13 Constructive-Connections-Final-Report-2020-FOR-PRINT.pdf (familiesoutside.org.uk)

14 http://www.prisonreformtrust.org.uk/Portals/0/Documents/Women/Why%20women_Scotland_2017.pdf

15 Howard League consultation response available at Published responses for Bail and release from custody arrangements in Scotland - Scottish Government - Citizen Space (consult.gov.scot)

16 Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Trauma - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

17 The Promise: Independent Care Review (available at: The-Promise_v7.pdf (carereview.scot))

18 Children affected by the imprisonment of a family member: A handbook for schools developing good practice. 2015 Banardo’s Northern Ireland. Children affected by the imprisonment of a family member - A handbook for schools developing good practice 2015.pdf (barnardos.org.uk)

19 The-Promise_v7.pdf (carereview.scot)

20 Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member States concerning children with imprisoned parents. Available at: https://search.coe.int/cm/Pages/result_details.aspx?ObjectId=09000016807b3

21 Vision for Young People in Custody (sps.gov.uk)

22 YJB_response_Laming_Review_keeping_children_in_care_out_of_custody.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk)

23 Bellis et al. 2013. Adverse Childhood Experiences: retrospective study to determine their impact on adult behaviours and health outcomes in a UK population

24 17th Prisoner Survey 2019 (sps.gov.uk)

25 Children with parents in prison | Info for practitioners | Parenting across Scotland

26 Children with parents in prison | Info for practitioners | Parenting across Scotland

27 Prosecution of young people: report - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

28 Children’s Social Work Statistics Scotland, 2019-20 (www.gov.scot)

29 Vision for Young People in Custody (sps.gov.uk)

30 Bail supervision: national guidance - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

Contact

Email: futureofcustody@gov.scot

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