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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.

News

HLS response on minimum age of criminal responsibility 23rd June 2016

HOWARD LEAGUE SCOTLAND RESPONSE TO SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT CONSULTATION ON RAISING THE MINIMUM AGE OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY...

Consultations & Policies

Scottish Government’s Draft Budget 2015-16

HLS have raised concerns that the government’s draft budget 2015-16 will increase funding for...

Rehabilitation and Resettlement

The reoffending rates for those leaving Scottish prisons is too high. If Scotland is to break the cycle of offending, those leaving...

Events & Lectures

We are currently working on our programme of events for 2014/2015