The Howard League often responds to consultation with its views on proposed changes or reforms in the Criminal Justice system and has put forward written and oral evidence to the Justice Committee of the Scottish Parliament.
The League also wrote to the Justice Minister. You can see the League's letter and the Ministers response by clicking on these links: HLS letter on Bonomy and the Minister's reply. We did not feel the Minister's response dealt adequately with our letter and wrote to her again.
We were also invited to offer views to the independent inquiry on prisons being conducted by the former First Minister You can see our response here Submission to Lord Coulsfield. The Committee subsequently took evidence in Edinburgh on the 18th November