Date lodged: 23 January 2019
To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-19328 by Kevin Stewart on 25 October 2018, how many applications to the Letting Agent Register have been received since the 1 October 2018 deadline; how many applications received (a) before and (b) after the deadline have been processed and approved, and how many have been rejected.
Answered by: Kevin Stewart 30 January 2019
87 applications to join the Scottish Letting Agent Register have been received after 1 October 2018 deadline. Of these, 11 applications were not late as the applicant had not yet commenced carrying out letting agency work.
As at 30 January 2019, the number of applications received a) before the deadline and have now been approved is 258; and applications received b) after the deadline that have been approved is 8.
No applications have been rejected but 6 applications have been withdrawn.