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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 planning system in Scotland 
  • housing and housing strategy
  • building standards

Next meeting

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

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Euan Donald, the Clerk for the committee.

Tagh raon-ama: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5980 Find out about call charges.

X (previously known as Twitter): @SP_LocalGov

If you're appearing as a witness at a committee, take a look at our witness guide for more information.

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Tagh raon-ama Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

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Ariane Burgess

Convener

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Willie Coffey

Deputy Convener

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley (Constituency)

Miles Briggs

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Uddingston and Bellshill (Constituency)

Pam Gosal

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: West Scotland (Region)

Mark Griffin

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Edinburgh Pentlands (Constituency)

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Colin Beattie

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Midlothian North and Musselburgh (Constituency)

Maggie Chapman

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: North East Scotland (Region)

Alex Rowley

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Brian Whittle

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: South Scotland (Region)

Committee work

Official Reports

Official Reports

Meeting date: Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Housing (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Meeting date: Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Councillors’ Remuneration and Expenses (Recommendations)

Meeting date: Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, National Planning Framework 4 (Annual Review)

Meeting date: Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, National Planning Framework 4 (Annual Review), Subordinate Legislation

Meeting date: Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, National Planning Framework 4 (Annual Review), Subordinate Legislation

Meeting date: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Rural and Island Housing

Meeting date: Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, “Local government in Scotland: Financial bulletin 2022/23”, Housing (Cladding Remediation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 2

Meeting date: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Interests, Decision on Taking Business in Private, Building Safety and Maintenance and Housing to 2040

Meeting date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Decision on Taking Business in Private, Community Wealth Building, Subordinate Legislation

Reports