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Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

The Committee was established in June 2021. It focuses on:

  • local government (including councils)
  • the third sector and social economy (like charities and non-profits)
  • housing and housing strategy
  • building standards

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Meeting details are not yet available. They will be published here in due course.

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Tagh raon-ama Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

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Burgess, Ariane

Ariane Burgess

Convener

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Coffey, Willie

Willie Coffey

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley (Constituency)

Briggs, Miles

Miles Briggs

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Griffin, Mark

Mark Griffin

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

McLennan, Paul

Paul McLennan

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: East Lothian (Constituency)

McNair, Marie

Marie McNair

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Clydebank and Milngavie (Constituency)

Wells, Annie

Annie Wells

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Glasgow (Region)

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Boyack, Sarah

Sarah Boyack

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Fraser, Murdo

Murdo Fraser

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Maguire, Ruth

Ruth Maguire

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Cunninghame South (Constituency)

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Correspondence

Committee correspondence

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Allotments Community Growing Forum Scotland

A letter from Community Growing Forum Scotland to the Convenor, 27 June 2022

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

NHS Letter on Allotments

A letter from NHS Lothian to the Convenor, 23 June 2022

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

NPF4 22 June 2022

Letter from the Minister for Public Finance, Planning & Community Wealth 22 June 2022

Official Reports

Official Reports

Meeting date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Accounts Commission Local Government and Financial Overview Reports

Reports

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31 May 2022

Annual Report of the Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee for 2021-22

This report covers the work of the Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee during the parliamentary year from 13 May 2021 to 12 May 2022.

20 April 2022

Report on the Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill

A report on Part 4 of the Bill which covers evictions from private rented properties. The Bill seeks to make permanent the temporary changes in previous Covid legislation. The lead committee for this Bill is the Covid-19 Recovery Committee. The Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee took evidence on Part 4 of the Bill and this report covers consideration of that part only.

Remit

To consider and report on matters relating to local government, housing and planning falling within the responsibility of the Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Housing and Local Government and the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy, and matters relating to the Local Government Boundary Commission and local governance review and democratic renewal within the responsibility of the Deputy First Minister.