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Probation Orders

Volume 174: debated on Monday 18 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many probation orders have been made by the courts in Scotland in each of the last five years; how many orders were made per 100,000 of the population in the latest available year; and what was the cost of administering probation orders in that year.

The number of persons placed on probation in each of the past five years for which figures are available is published in the Scottish Home and Health Department statistical bulletin No. 1/1990, "Criminal Proceedings in Scottish Courts, 1988", which is available in the Library.In 1988, 68 persons per 100,000 of the population aged eight or over were placed on probation. (If a person is placed on probation more than once in the same year, each occasion is counted separately.)

1. Contracts awarded for Management Consultancies
FirmSubject of Assignment
19861
BP International LimitedScottish Office Procurement Manual
Coopers and Lybrand Associates LimitedMarketing Awareness, Historic Buildings and Monuments
Coopers and Lybrand Associates LimitedInvestment Function, Scottish Development Agency
Ernst and WhinneyManagement Organisation and Procedures, Scottish Legal Aid Board
Hay—MSL Management Consultants LimitedGrading Review—Nursing Services
Inbucon Management Consultants LimitedFinancial Management Scottish Development Agency
Inbucon Management Consultants LimitedNHS Linen Services in Scotland
SCICON LimitedPatient Administration System
19871
Frank Griffiths Associates LimitedOverview of Roads Procurement Procedures
CIPFA ServicesCommunity Charge
19881
PIEDADounreay rundown
Deloitte, Haskins and SellsScottish Homes
Coopers and Lybrand Associates LimitedScottish Homes (several projects)
Coopers and Lybrand Associates LimitedNew Towns industrial and commercial assets
Gilpin Black AssociatesScottish Homes
Firn, Crichton Roberts LimitedStrathclyde Integrated Development Operation
Open CollegeOpen Learning
University of WarwickPerformance measurements in Further Education
Dr. S. ClarkeEvaluation and quality of learning and teaching in Further Education
Dundee College of TechnologyInvestigation of the administrative arrangements in Jordanhill School
1989–902
A. FegentProcurement (2 Projects)
Touche RossHealth Education Review
Peat, Marwick McLintockLothian Health Board
Coopers and Lybrand Associates LimitedHBM Executive Agency proposals
Price WaterhouseCreche facilities
British Institute of ManagementNetwork analysis on probation court services and parole
Peat, Marwick McLintockFurther Education development planning
Edinburgh UniversityInterpretation of a new statistical method
CSL Group LimitedFinancial Regulations for School Boards
Coopers and Lybrand DeloitteEducation Finance
1 Calendar year.
2 Financial year.
(2) Expenditure on management consultancies1
£
1985–86491,864
1986–87569,038
1987–88198,338
1988–891,162,108
21989–90300,000
1 Expenditure in a particular year does not necessarily relate exclusively to contracts awarded in that year.
2 Estimated figure.

Local authorities are unable to identify separately within the social work budget the cost of supervision of persons subject to probation orders.