Publication - Consultation paper

Transforming parole in Scotland: consultation

Published: 19 Dec 2018
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order

Consultation on proposals to improve the openess and transparency of parole and strengthen the victim's voice in the parole process.

Transforming parole in Scotland: consultation



2. Extended sentences are issued under section 210A of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (c46) consist of a custodial term and an extension period with the overall purpose of such a sentence to ensure a longer period of supervision in the community than otherwise would be the case.

3. Parole Board (Scotland) Rules 2001:

4. Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill:

5. Victim Notification Scheme (VNS) -

6. Worboys case and the Parole Board – Lord Chancellors statement:

7. The Parole Board (Amendment) Rules 2018:

8. Rule 6(1)(i) – (v) contains the grounds in which information may be damaging.

9. National Outcomes and Standards for Social Work Services in the Criminal Justice Social Work System:

10. Problem Solving Approach review report:


12. Consultation - Scottish Government's Proposals for a New Tribunal System for Scotland -

13. Information courtesy of the Scottish Sentencing Council. Further information about sentencing is available at:


Email: Sandra Wallace