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Backing for Staff Facing Abuse

Face Coverings Vital to Limit COVID Spread Abuse directed at retail and bar staff who ask customers to comply with the law and wear face coverings will not be tolerated, Justice Secretary Keith Brown has said. It continues to be a legal requirement to wear

Making Angus Safer

A Manifesto for Angus South: Protecting Policing The figures are unequivocal – in its time in office, the SNP has made Scotland a safer place and it has made Angus a safer place. A re-elected SNP government will be committed to continuing this progress. Scotland-wide,

Violence as Public Health Issue

Delivering for Scotland #25: Violence Prevention Under SNP governments, Scotland has become a safer country – with crime down 45%. As well as boosting police officer numbers and ensuring Police Scotland is properly funded, the SNP approach to reducing violent crime has benefitted from a

How Are We Tackling Violence Against Women?

Delivering for Scotland #52: Domestic Abuse Act Violence against women is a fundamental violation of human rights. We have implementing ‘Equally Safe’, Scotland’s strategy to prevent and eradicate all forms of violence against women and girls, backed up with record levels of funding. We have

Making Crime Pay Back

Delivering for Scotland #54: Cashback for Communities Crime shouldn’t pay, but the SNP believes that it should pay back. Since 2008, the SNP Scottish Government has committed £110 million from the proceeds of crime to community projects which raise the attainment, ambition and aspirations of

Making Scotland Safer

Delivering for Scotland #67: Crime & Policing The SNP Scottish Government has taken many steps to ensure Scotland is a safe place to live. Since taking office, recorded crime is down 45% in Scotland – the lowest level ever estimated by the Scottish Crime and