Parole Board
for Scotland

Publications

Covid-19 - Guidance for Solicitors and Witnesses - Audio Conferencing for Tribunals and Oral Hearings
27/ 03/ 20

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Note to Solicitors
22/04/2020

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Annual Report 2016 – 2017

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Annual Report 2015 – 2016

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Annual Report 2014 – 2015

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Standards of Service for Victims and Witnesses: Annual Report on Performance 2018 -19

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Annual Report 2017 – 2018

As in previous years the report shows the considerable volumes of work dealt with by the relatively small number of individuals who comprise the Board and its administrative support body, Parole Scotland. The work which the Board undertake needs to be of the highest standard and involves difficult and complex decisions which have a direct bearing on the safety of communities across Scotland and it can, and does, have an important role to play in assisting with the rehabilitation of offenders to return to their communities as law‑abiding citizens.

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Parole Board Scheme of Delegation

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Covoid 19 PBS+SWS Joint Letter on Updated Parole Arrangements

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Covid-19 - Guidance for Members - Audio Conferencing for Tribunals and Oral Hearings
27/ 03/ 20

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Covid 19 - Guidance for Victims
31/ 03/ 2020

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PBS Business Continuity Plan
30/07/2020

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Business Plan 2017-18

We will deliver our statutory functions to ensure that only prisoners whose risk can be safely managed may serve the remainder of their sentence in the community under the supervision of a social worker whilst subject to stringent licence conditions

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Business Plan 2020-21
08/09/2020

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Corporate Plan 2018-21

We will deliver our statutory functions to ensure that only prisoners whose risk can be safely managed may serve the remainder of their sentence in the community under the supervision of a social worker whilst subject to stringent licence conditions

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Memorandum of Understanding

Memorandum of Understanding between Scottish Ministers and the Chair of the Parole Board for Scotland in relation to the Governance Arrangements for the Parole Board for Scotland.

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Standards of Service for Victims and Witnesses: Annual Report on Performance 2019 - 20
10/07/2020

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Standards of Service for Victims and Witnesses 2020-21
10/07/2020

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Standards of Service for Victims and Witnesses 2019-20

This document has been prepared by Police Scotland, the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service, the Scottish Prison Service and the Parole Board for Scotland working in partnership.

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Standards of Service for Victims and Witnesses: Annual Report on Performance 2017-18

This is the third report produced jointly by Police Scotland, the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service, the Scottish Prison Service and the Parole Board for Scotland. We each established Standards of Service for victims and witnesses in April 2015 and the first report set out our progress and experience during our first year.

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General Documents

Complaints Procedure

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Vision Statement 2018

We will deliver our statutory functions to ensure that only prisoners whose risk can be safely managed may serve the remainder of their sentence in the community under the supervision of a social worker whilst subject to stringent licence conditions.

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Victim Code for Scotland

If you are a victim of crime you have a number of rights. This Victims’ Code for Scotland sets out these rights, how you can exercise these rights and the relevant authorities to contact should you need further help and advice about these rights.

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Subject Access Request Form for Non Prisoners

This form is for any person who wishes to apply for access to personal data held by the Parole Board Scotland. Please read the Subject Access Request Guidance Notes below before completing this form. A separate form should be completed for each individual.

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The Parole Board For Scotland Guide To Information Available Through Our Publication Scheme

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Response to Convener letter

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Victim Notification Scheme: Guidance for Victims of Crime
19/08/2020

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