‘What are ministers waiting for?’ Scottish Government urged to take action as consultation shows support for short-term let regulation
Housing minister Kevin Stewart acknowledged “problems” caused by short-term lets, but said they must be balanced against “wider economic and tourism interests”
‘Indefensible’: Scottish Government admits compulsory sale orders will not be introduced in this parliament
The SNP previously made a manifesto commitment to introduce the new power, which would allow local authorities to sell abandoned buildings or plots of land to the highest bidder
Mediation, 'Agent of Change' and no equal right of appeal: 5 conclusions from the passage of the #PlanningBill
After a week of often emotive debate, the Planning Bill has now passed – what are the major consequences?
THE most amended bill in the history of the Scottish Parliament has now been passed, by 78 to 26.