Community Service Orders (Community Payback Orders - CPOs) issued by Scottish Council Areas: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

You asked for the following information:

  • How many Community Service Orders were issued by each of the 32 Scottish Council Areas?;
  • What was the total number of hours of community service issued by the Courts in an annual recording period?; and
  • How many hours of pay back work was undertaken in the individual Council Areas in an annual recording period.


I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested.

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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