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    Use of remand questioned

    <p>The proportion of remand prisoners in Scotland is high, particularly amongst female prisoners, the Justice Committee has found in a report published today. </p> <p>The Committee also heard that remand can cause disruption to an individual’s benefits, housing, employment, medical treatment, and to their wider family, and is largely unproductive. </p> <p><a href="">Read the news release</a></p>

    Use of remand questioned

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    FMQs >> Video

    <p>Catch up with events from Thursday's First Minister's Questions by watching the video.</p> <p><a href="http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=11299" target="_blank"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=11601&i=105153"> <div><a href="https://www.facebook.com/scottishparliament">Watch the video on Facebook</a></div> </a></p>

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    <p>Did you know the Scottish Parliament is free to visit? You can see our Chamber on a guided tour, get involved in free events and exhibitions and find out about the history of the Parliament.</p> <p>Are you ready to explore? </p> <p><a href="http://www.parliament.scot/open?utm_source=Feature%20Panel%203&utm_medium=Feature%20Panel&utm_campaign=Feature%20Panel%20Effect%20Nov&utm_content=FP%20-%20Visit%20Parl%20-%20Web%20-%2013%20Nov ">Visit the Scottish Parliament</a></p>

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    <p>Find out how to submit a petition to the Scottish Parliament. </p> <p>By petitioning the Scottish Parliament you can raise awareness of a particular campaign and put issues on the agenda which may not have been considered.</p> <p><a href="http://www.parliament.scot/gettinginvolved/petitions/index.aspx?utm_source=Homepage%20Feature%20Panel&utm_campaign=Homepage%20Feature%20Panels&utm_medium=Feature%20Panel&utm_content=Petitions">Take action and submit a petition</a> </p>

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