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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.

News

New Cabinet Secretary for Justice 21st November 2014

Howard League Scotland welcomes the appointment of Michael Matheson MSP as Cabinet Secretary for Justice. We hope this heralds a renewed...

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...

Disadvantage

Those who end up in custody tend to hail from our most disadvantaged communities. Research carried out by former prison governor...

Events & Lectures

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