Peter Geoghegan

Journalist, author, broadcaster

Day: 30th January 2015

Offensive Behaviour Bill’s Low Conviction Rates

The Scottish Government’s flagship Offensive Behaviour at Football law has one of the lowest conviction rates of any crime in Scotland. Last year, barely half of those charged under the legislation were found guilty. Conviction rates were far higher for a wide range of crimes, including murder, sexual assault and robbery. The Offensive Behaviour at […]

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