Michael Matheson

Tuesday 16 December 2014

The Scottish Government is committed to reducing the number of female prisoners in Scotland, despite concerns over the proposed size of a new women's jail, MSPs have been told.

Tuesday 16 December 2014

The number of people being taken to court in Scotland has risen for the first time in seven years.

Friday 12 December 2014

Criminals involved in human trafficking could face life imprisonment under new legislation introduced by the Scottish Government.

Friday 5 December 2014

A stricter drink-drive limit has come into force in Scotland, making it lower than the rest of the UK.