Details of current consultation activity are available here:
The Scottish Government consults users and providers of the statistics which relate to Crime and Justice via the Crime and Justice Committee. The main objective of the Committee is:
- Through liaison between users and providers of statistics on crime and justice: to identify the key strategic statistical information required by all interested parties; and to develop and implement a strategy for prioritising and meeting these needs while minimising the burden on data suppliers and maintaining data quality fit for purpose.
Further information on the Committee's remit, membership, associated working groups as well as meeting papers are available here:
If you would like to be contacted by email about work relating to Crime and Justice Statistics, or about the work of the Scottish Government Statistics Group more generally, you can register with ScotStat to receive updates. More information on ScotStat can be found on the ScotStat homepage, including a feedback form and information on the work of the ScotStat Board.
Local Authority Social Work Statistics Criminal Justice (LASWS:CJ) Group
Details of LASWS:CJ Group
Civil Justice Group
Details of the Civil Justice Group
Links to Key Stakeholders
Survey of Users of Justice Statistics Website
A survey was conducted in late 2010 of the Crime and Justice Statistics section of the Scottish Government website. A report summarising the findings from this survey can be found here.
Openness about planning and prioritising is important when producing Official and National Statistics. Good planning effectively demonstrates our commitment to users, stakeholders and data providers and evidences compliance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics – Principle 1, Practice 3: Adopt systematic statistical planning arrangements, including transparent priority setting, that reflect the obligation to serve the public good. Please see the latest Justice Analytical Services Programme.
The Scottish Government is happy to receive comments about our work throughout the year. Comments will be taken forward as part of the consideration of the next analytical plan. If you wish to comment, please contact us via the feedback form.
The Forthcoming Publications list provides information on future statistical outputs for the coming year:
You may also be interested in viewing the Statistics Planning page for the entire Statistics topic.
If you have any queries relating to Crime and Justice Statistics please contact us either using the details on the Contacts page or the online feedback form.