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...

Community Payback

HLS welcomed the introduction of the Community Payback Order (CPO) in February 2011. We believe the CPO must be structured and...

Events & Lectures

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