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.


New Strapline Brief 28th January 2019

No incentives. No terms and conditions. Just a simple brief and the opportunity to contribute to making Scotland a better and safer...

Consultations & Policies

Transforming Parole in Scotland Consultation

Consultation launched by Scottish Government

Deadline for responses: 27 March 2019

Mental Health and Learning Difficulties

It remains the case that people with mental health problems are over-represented in prison, where facilities remain inadequate for their...

Events & Lectures

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