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Criminal justice social work statistics: 2017-2018

2017-2018 statistics on various areas of criminal justice social work in Scotland.

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Table 17: Reason for not meeting timescales for community payback orders: 2017‑18

Reason why first direct contact more than 1 working day after order imposed Percentage
Offender did not turn up 42.0
Currently on order or supervision 5.9
Offender in custody 3.7
Offender undertaking paid employment 2.4
Offender ill 1.2
Other: client based 16.0
Social worker not available 3.3
Other: non-client based 25.4
Reason why first induction/case management meeting more than 5 working days after order imposed
Offender did not turn up 21.5
First direct contact occurred late 8.2
Currently on order or supervision 6.9
Offender in custody 4.3
Offender undertaking paid employment 3.7
Offender ill 3.2
Other: client based 25.1
Suitable social work staff not available 9.1
Other: non-client based 18.0

Note: This table does not include information for some local authorities unable to supply this information. Orders transferred from other jurisdictions are not included.

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