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Consultation Responses - Consultation on draft Public Services Reform (Prison Visiting Committees) (Scotland) Order 2014

Consultation Responses - Consultation on draft Public Services Reform (Prison Visiting Committees) (Scotland) Order 2014

Friday, February 28, 2014

ISBN: 9781784120573-RESPONSES

Responses from the public Consultation on the draft Public Services Reform (Prison Visiting Committees)(Scotland) Order 2014 which proposes that Prison Visiting Committees are abolished and a new system of independent monitoring is introduced under the auspices of HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland.

Executive Summary

Full responses to the public consultation on the draft Public Services Reform (Prison Visiting Committees) (Scotland) Order 2014 where organisations and individuals have provided permission to publish their responses.

This consultation ran from 4 October 2013 until 31 January 2014 and sought comments on proposals to abolish Prison Visiting Committees, clarify the role of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland and create the roles of Prison Monitor and Lay Monitor.