Planning for Brexit has been a “game-changer” for Scotland’s police force as it prepares to recruit 120 more officers, the Justice Secretary has said.
Scotland’s justice secretary has pledged to hold talks with a Dundee woman who was brutally battered by a convicted murderer on day release from jail.
Scotland’s Justice Secretary is looking at alternatives to controversial plans to merge Police Scotland and the British Transport Police (BTP) north of the border.
Linda McDonald wants answers – and she wants the law changed to ensure that what happened to her cannot happen to anyone else.
Domestic abuse incidents recorded by police in Scotland have risen in the past year but the Justice Secretary says he is confident new laws will help tackle the crime.
A taskforce set up to ensure the justice system does not worsen “trauma and distress” of crime victims is to meet for the first time next month.
The father of a man killed in Edinburgh has called for a victims’ commissioner to be established to help people hit by crime as he held a meeting with Scotland’s Justice Secretary.
The number of homicides in Scotland last year fell to the joint lowest level on record.
Plans have been announced for a new £950,000 centre to enable children and vulnerable adults to give evidence without attending court.
A play highlighting the dangers of knife crime will tour 95 schools and a young offenders institute, reaching 25,000 young people over the next six months.
‘Tele’s campaign has struck a chord’: Dundee MSP urges justice chiefs to let locals to have say on automatic jail terms for paedophiles
Shona Robison has met Scottish justice chiefs to discuss jailing people who commit sex crimes against children after the Tele called for those convicted of such offences to be locked up.
A Dundee politician is to quiz the Scottish Government on what can be done to tackle sexual offences involving children.
Scotland's new justice secretary has pledged to consider calls by the Tele to introduce mandatory jail sentences for those convicted of sex offences involving children.
Newly-appointed Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Humza Yousaf, visited Dundee’s Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education on Monday.
Council chiefs are set to reject proposals to raise the age limit on free bus travel — as they call on ministers to protect local services.
The date when average speed cameras on the A90 north of Dundee will go live has been announced.
Transport Minister Humza Yousaf plans to make an urgent statement to Parliament on Wednesday about plans to improve Scotland's railways.
The RMT union has called on the Scottish Government to set out an immediate timetable for Abellio to be stripped of its ScotRail franchise.
Scotland's Transport Minister has called for rail strikes to be suspended while talks take place, amid the prospect of a legal challenge to the industrial action.