The Scottish Government is to introduce legislation to Parliament that will increase the age of criminal responsibility in Scotland from eight to 12.
Recently published figures from Scotland’s Chief Statistician have revealed an 8% fall in the number of people proceeded against in Scotland’s criminal courts, taking the total for 2016-17 to 107,338. This is similar to the fall in the number of people convicted, down 8% to 92,334.
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