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PLANS to close ten sheriff courts in the face of £24.6 million in cuts will damage access to justice, harm high streets and hit victims and witnesses in the pockets, critics have warned.
Families in the Capital are facing a half-a-billion pound bombshell as benefits cuts start to hit tens of thousands of households.
The Scottish government has said it is to allocate almost £7.7m to a scheme intended to reduce re-offending.
Welfare cuts will take more than £1.6bn a year out of the Scottish economy and hit the poorest parts hardest, according to independent research.