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Promoting Just Responses to the Causes and Consequences of Crime

The Howard League Scotland is the country's leading independent penal reform organisation. We campaign for the Scottish penal system to be just, progressive and humane and that prison becomes a measure of last resort.

News

UN Committee Against Torture - Key Concerns 11th March 2019

The UN Committee Against Torture will shortly conduct a review of UK progress in implementation of the Convention against Torture and...

Consultations & Policies

Transforming Parole in Scotland Consultation

HLS Transforming Parole Consultation Response

Submitted on 27 March 2019

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Restorative Justice (“RJ”)

Analysis carried out by Canadian and Australian researchers revealed that both victims and offenders reported greater satisfaction with...

Events & Lectures

We are currently working on our programme of events for 2019.