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Use of Antisocial Behaviour Orders in Scotland, 20/09/07 [S]
Research commissioned by the Scottish Government exploring the key issues around the use of civil Antisocial Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) in Scotland. The Antisocial Behaviour etc (Scotland) Act 2004 extended the ASBO regime to cover 12-15 year olds. The study shows that to date, 96 12 - 15 year olds have been considered for an ASBO but only four have been granted. The majority of ASBOs are given to people over the age of 21. The study recommends further research on the use of ASBOs for 12-15 year olds.

Positive Behaviour Orders Motion, 27/06/07 [S]
Motion lodged before the Scottish Parliament on 27 June 2007 by Bill Kidd (SNP) raising concern about the negative effect that antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs) have on people's perceptions of young people and calling for ASBOs to be used only when other in initiatives have been tried such as the positive behaviour orders (PoSBOs) recently introduced to Yorkshire.

Antisocial Behaviour Oral Question, 29/03/07 [S]
During Question Time on 29 March 2007 Wendy Alexander (Lab) asked the Scottish Executive whether it will outline the next steps in its efforts to tackle antisocial behaviour.

Young people and families debate, 26/10/06 [S]
During the meeting of the Scottish Parliament on 26 October 2006 MSPs debated a motion on young people and families. The motion was lodged by Robin Harper (Green) and called on the Scottish Executive to develop a strategy for supporting families and young people.

Young People and Families Motion, 25/10/06 [S]
Motion lodged before the Scottish Parliament on 25 October 2006 by Patrick Harvie (Green) calling on a strategy for supporting families and young people. The motion recognises the importance of young people's experiences at home, in schools and communities and their social and economic circumstances and regrets that young people have been stereotyped by antisocial behaviour debate.

Youth Crime Oral Question, 21/09/06 [S]
During First Minister's Question Time on 21 September 2006 Paul Martin (Lab) asked what the Scottish Executive is doing to tackle youth crime.

Antisocial Behaviour Written Answer, 20/09/06 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Elaine Murray's (Lab) question asking the Scottish Executive what guidance it provides to local authorities in respect of the issuing of antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs) to under 16-year-olds and whether it recommends that authorities try all other options before applying for ASBOs.

Antisocial Behaviour Oral Question, 04/05/06 [S]
During Question Time on 4 May 2006 Christine May (Lab) asked the Scottish Executive how it is encouraging young people to become involved in reducing antisocial behaviour.

2 million funding to help families, 12/04/06 [S]
The Scottish Executive has announced 2 million funding over two years to support projects that help troubled families involved in antisocial behaviour. The projects will bring together health, housing and social work services and families referred to the projects will be set targets to improve their behaviour. The projects will run in South Lanarkshire, Falkirk, and Perth and Kinross.

Young People and Antisocial Behaviour Oral Question, 09/03/06 [S]
During Question Timer on 9 March Elaine Murray (Lab) asked the Scottish Executive how it is evaluating the effectiveness of the community warden scheme and Executive funding in diverting young people from antisocial behaviour.