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01/03/18 10:30

Supporting victims of rape

Matheson announces £1.7m to extend advocacy service after successful pilot.

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28/02/18 09:42

Legal aid review

Chair’s report published.

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27/02/18 09:31

Fewer court proceedings as crime falls

Average prison sentence length rises 26% over decade.

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27/02/18 09:30

Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2016-17

Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2016-17: National Stats logo

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

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27/02/18 09:21

Support for court users

More vulnerable groups to be exempt from court fees.

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26/02/18 00:01

Uncovering human trafficking

Increase in reports of trafficking follows Scottish Government strategy

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23/02/18 08:22

New ways to improve public safety proposed

Management of Offenders Bill laid at Scottish Parliament.

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20/02/18 16:15

Railway policing integration

Joint Programme Board to revise timetable.

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09/02/18 09:44

Police and fire reform

New opportunities created by single services.

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09/02/18 09:22

Prescription Bill introduced

More clarity for creditors pursuing and debtors defending claims.

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