Promoting Just Responses to the Causes and Consequences of Crime

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.


HMIPS Thematic Review of Segregation in Scottish Prisons 18th September 2023

On 21 July 2023 HMIPS published its...

Consultations & Policies

Coronavirus Recovery and Reform (Scotland) Act 2022 Consultation

On 23 May 2023 we responded to the Scottish Government's consultation on extending the temporary...

Policy Updates 2023

Over the years our policy positions have guided our interactions with, and statements to, the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish...