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.


Reform of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 7th September 2015

The following submission was prepared by Howard League Scotland in response to the Scottish Government's May 2015...

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...

Women Offenders

Scotland’s female prison population has doubled in the space of a decade. Howard League Scotland supports the recommendations set out...

Events & Lectures

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