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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-05149: Murdo Fraser (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 29 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether local authorities have improved the quality of the building standards verification service since 2011.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 12 December 2016

“In summary, whilst there has been substantial progress and investment in delivering a high quality and customer-focused building standards service since the last re-appointment of local authorities in 2011, there is still work to do to create the conditions for strong performance across all 32 Councils”.

Independent research undertaken for Scottish Government by Pye Tait Consulting and published in March 2016 concluded that: