Criminal justice social work statistics in Scotland: 2018-2019

A national statistics publication for Scotland.

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Table 19 Reason for not meeting timescales for starting community payback order work placement: 2018-19

Reason for work placement starting later than 7 working days after order imposed Percentage
Offender did not turn up for first day of placement 24.4
Currently on order or supervision 14.3
Offender in custody 3.1
First direct contact occurred late 6.7
Offender ill 3.4
Offender undertaking paid employment 5.7
Suitable work not available 2.3
Other: client based 22.6
Suitable social work staff not available 1.1
Other: non-client based 16.5

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



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