Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (Tolerable Standard) (Extension of Criteria) Order 2019

Reading time: 5 minutes The Scottish Parliament is being asked to delay the implementation of regulations on smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. This follows an upswell in public concern over ‘new rules’ about fire alarms in privately owned homes. But…

European Charter of local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

In May 2020, I introduced the European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill. The Local Government and Communities Committee is currently consulting on the Bill as part of the Stage One scrutiny process.