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The release of reconviction figures for 2015/2016 have shown a continued fall in reconviction rates in Scotland. Commenting on the figures, Sacro's Chief Executive, Tom Halpin said:

"Sacro welcomes the progress being made in tackling reconviction rates which are a real indicator of persistent offending within our communities.

Written by
Alan Mairs
Tom Halpin addresses audience at launch of "Preventing Homelessness and Reducing Reoffending" report (photo: Laura Suarez)

Link between homelessness and re-offending shows need for investment in housing advice and support for prison-leavers

A new report on the link between homelessness and re-offending has called for housing to be made a priority in the forthcoming National Strategy for Community Justice in Scotland.