Eley S, McIvor G, Malloch M & Munro W (2004) A Comparative Review of Alternatives to Custody: Interim Report to the Scottish Parliament Justice 1 Committee. The Scottish Parliament. Scottish Parliament. http://archive.scottish.parliament.uk/business/committees/justice1/reports-05/j1r05-custody-01.htm
First paragraph: This report was commissioned by the Scottish Parliament Information Centre for the Justice 1 Committee. The international evidence from Finland, Sweden and Australia relating to the use of imprisonment and direct alternatives to custody will form the basis for a critical examination of proposed actions in Scotland to reduce its prison populations.