SB 14-39 Early Release of Prisoners

In May 2014 the Scottish Government announced plans to introduce a Bill later this year taking forward its plans to end automatic early release for some categories of prisoner.

This briefing considers the Scottish Government’s proposals for reform in this area, as outlined in a letter to the Justice Committee in September 2013, together with evidence which the Justice Committee has received in relation to those proposals.

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Published: 3 June 2014

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