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Question reference: S6W-18632

  • Asked by: Audrey Nicoll, MSP for Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party
  • Date lodged: 30 May 2023
  • Current status: Initiated by the Scottish Government. Answered by Siobhian Brown on 31 May 2023


To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish its Violence Prevention Framework for Scotland.


The Scottish Government has today published its Violence Prevention Framework for Scotland which can be accessed on the Scottish Government website at .The Violence Prevention Framework is one of the actions to help deliver the aims of the Vision for Justice in Scotland, published in 2022.

Supported by evidence on the context and drivers of violence, and interventions to prevent and reduce violence, the Framework includes priority aims and actions we will collectively take forward with partner organisations. The Framework aims to reduce the number of victims of violence and to target support and interventions for those most at risk of violence to stop the repeated cycle of harm to individuals, families and communities.