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.


SPS Annual Report 2013-2014 16th July 2014

The Scottish Prison Service has released its Annual Report which covers all prisons across Scotland.


Consultations & Policies

Electronic Monitoring: HLS response to Government proposals

The Scottish Government explored the potential for increased use of electronic monitoring in...

Mental Health and Learning Difficulties

It remains the case that people with mental health problems are over-represented in prison, where facilities remain inadequate for...

Events & Lectures

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