Unpaid work element of existing community payback orders to be reduced by a third

The unpaid work element of community payback orders (CPOs) will be slashed by more than a third in most cases in order to ease pressure on local authorities during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Published 29 January 2021

Unpaid work for prisoners represents £250,000 worth of labour in Dundee

Communities across Dundee are benefiting from unpaid work imposed as a sentence by courts.

Published 28 May 2019

Millions of hours’ unpaid work generated by community payback orders

People serving community payback orders (CPO) since their introduction in 2011 have generated around seven million hours of unpaid work, according to new figures.

Published 4 February 2019