Promoting Just Responses to the Causes and Consequences of Crime

The Howard League for Penal Reform in Scotland is an independent organisation whose members seek improvements to the criminal justice system in Scotland.


HLS Gives Evidence to Parliament 17th May 2018

Are we trying to reduce our imprisonment rates and create a more humane penal system? Will we be able to use the bill to reduce our...

Consultations & Policies

Electronic monitoring

Submission to the Scottish Government.

Date submitted: May 2017

Response from...

Suicides in prison

Statement given in response to a media enquiry about the number of attempted suicides in Scottish prisons (September 2016):


Events & Lectures