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S5W-22968: Pauline McNeill (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 2 May 2019

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has encouraged local authorities to keep a register of people and groups that express an interest in self-build homes and, if so, what response it has received.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 16 May 2019

At Stage 2 of the Planning (Scotland) Bill, an amendment was passed by the Local Government and Communities Committee which requires local development plans to include a list of sites suitable for self-build projects. The Scottish Government is giving further consideration to any appropriate mechanism to support self-build.