Parole reform in Scotland: consultation

Consultation seeking views on proposed amendments to the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993.

Responding to this consultation

This consultation commenced on 21 July 2017 and will run for 12 weeks. If you wish to respond to the consultation, please provide your response by 13 October 2017.

Please respond to this consultation using the Scottish Government's consultation platform Citizen Space. You can view and respond to this consultation online at

Please note you can save and respond your consultation responses during the period the consultation is open but ensure that your completed response is submitted before the closing date of 13 October 2017

If you are unable to respond online, please complete the Respondent Information Form and email it to

If you do not have access to e-mail, you may still submit your response by post with your completed Respondent Information form by sending it to:

Avril Coats
Parole Reform (X-Spur)
The Scottish Government
Saughton House
EH11 3XD


Email: Avril Coats,

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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