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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-03922: Pauline McNeill (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 21 October 2016

To ask the Scottish Government for what reason the £50 million that has been made available to the Housing Infrastructure Fund for 2016-17 is reliant on the local authority strategic housing investment plans for 2017-18 to 2021-22 that are due for submission by 30 November 2016.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 3 November 2016

Given the timing of the Fund relative to SHIP submissions in November 2016 and the availability of resource this financial year, Local Authorities were asked to provide initial views about priority sites to the Scottish Government ahead of formal SHIP submissions with a view to identifying projects we could support this financial year