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Publication - Statistics Publication

Criminal justice social work statistics in Scotland: 2015-2016

Published: 21 Feb 2017
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786528087

National-level information on criminal justice social work activity in Scotland, including data on criminal justice social work services and social work orders.

51 page PDF

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51 page PDF

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Contents
Criminal justice social work statistics in Scotland: 2015-2016
Table 23 Community payback order unpaid work or other activity requirements by whether completed to timescale and reasons for not completing to timescale: 2015-16

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Table 23 Community payback order unpaid work or other activity requirements by whether completed to timescale and reasons for not completing to timescale: 2015-16

Total requirements successfully completed 9,537
Orders completed within specified timescale 6,526
Orders which completed within 3 months (level 1) or 6 months (level 2) 1 3,742
Orders completed within later timescale 1 given by court 2,784
Orders completed outwith timescale 3,011
Reason why requirements were not completed within timescale
Non-compliance 20.2
Offender's paid employment 13.4
Offender's ill health 10.4
Difficulty finding suitable work 2.5
Suitable social work staff not available 1.7
Other: client based 40.0
Other: non-client based 11.9

Notes: The information in this table on reasons excludes some orders where this information was not provided.

1. The Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 defines the time limit for completion of an unpaid work or other activity requirement as "3 months or such longer period as the court may specify in the requirement" for level 1 and "6 months or such longer period as the court may specify in the requirement" for level 2.


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