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.


218 Service - Case Studies 18th April 2014
  • Case Study 1

The 218 is a safe and caring environment and focused on recovery: ...

Consultations & Policies

Electronic Monitoring: HLS response to Government proposals

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


Imprisonment is the harshest sanction the state can impose upon one of its citizens. HLS, therefore, concurs with the findings of Henry...

Events & Lectures

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