News archive - pre-July 2013

As of 01/07/2013 Scottish Government News will be published on the following page www.scotland.gov.uk/news

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Law, Order and Public Safety

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Thursday 27/06/2013

Tribunals consultation [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Views sought on merging Scottish Tribunals Service with Scottish Court Service.

Monday 24/06/2013

Sexual entertainment venue consultation [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Plans to give communities more say on licensed venues in their area.

Friday 21/06/2013

Criminal Justice Bill published [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Range of improvements set out.

Tuesday 18/06/2013

Recorded crime at 39-year low [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Crime in Scotland continues to fall as clear up rate reaches all-time high.

Monday 10/06/2013

Funding for projects to tackle sectarianism [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Community groups share in £3 million.

Tuesday 04/06/2013

Police numbers at all-time high [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Commitment for 1,000 extra officers in communities exceeded.

Police officer quarterly strength statistics Statistical News Release [Law, Order and Public Safety]

An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

Wednesday 29/05/2013

Firearm certificate statistics, Scotland, 2012 [Law, Order and Public Safety]

A National statistics publication for Scotland.

Friday 17/05/2013

Appointment of a new sheriff [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Floating sheriff for Tayside, Dundee and Central

Monday 13/05/2013

Community Payback creating path out of crime [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Justice Secretary visits Rotary Trail.

Thursday 09/05/2013

Tribunal reform [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Legislation to create a new structure for tribunals in Scotland.

Monday 29/04/2013

Measures to improve fine enforcement [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Court staff to be given new powers to crack down on fine dodgers.

Friday 26/04/2013

New monitoring group for prisons [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Prison visiting committees replaced.

Tuesday 23/04/2013

Drug Seizures by Scottish Police Forces 2011-12 [Law, Order and Public Safety]

An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

Rise in drug seizures [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Community Safety Minister welcomes tough approach by police.

Friday 19/04/2013

Appointment of new sheriff [Law, Order and Public Safety]

New sheriff appointed.

Future of court structures [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Approval given for Scottish Court Service proposals.

Wednesday 17/04/2013

Action against new psychoactive drugs in Scotland [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Plans to tackle the supply and use of “legal highs”.

Thursday 11/04/2013

Funding to reduce reoffending [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Mentoring schemes to be established throughout Scotland

Wednesday 10/04/2013

Measures outlined to tackle metal theft [Law, Order and Public Safety]

Propasals outline tighter licensing regime.

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