“This additional funding will help reduce time spent in temporary accommodation and get people experiencing homelessness into appropriate and sustainable housing as quickly as possible.”
“Rather than imposing an Edinburgh-based solution on the whole, through the bill we have ensured that communities can make their own choices in that regard.”
” Despite it [Right to Rent] relating to a reserved matter, it would directly impact on matters that are fully devolved to the Scottish Parliament and, to date, consultation with both the Scottish Government and key Scottish stakeholders has been limited. “
The new regulations come about after the Grenfell tragedy. 72 people lost their lives as a result of the fire which broke out in the multi storey block of flats in London on 14th of June 2017.
An older people’s framework is to be developed by the Scottish Government to “tackle barriers to independent living for older people and promote older people’s rights and equality.”
“I am attracted by the prospect of embedding the Agent of Change principle into our planning system “