Planning (Scotland) Bill

Building industry and planners give Planning Bill evidence

Holyrood's local government and communities committee will continue to examine the Planning (Scotland) Bill today as it hears evidence from organisations from the country’s builders and planners.

Published 7 March 2018

Share your views on the Planning Bill

The Local Government and Communities Committee wants to know what you think of the Planning (Scotland) Bill.

Published 28 February 2018

Scotland ‘failing to meet housing needs’ of older and disabled people

Urgent action is required to reverse the shortage of housing for older and disabled people as Scotland struggles to meet the needs of a rapidly ageing population, according to a new alliance of charities and other organisations.

Published 12 February 2018

Planning Bill must commit to longer-term housing investment, says SFHA

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has called on the Planning (Scotland) Bill to put in place a system to deliver a longer-term increased supply of affordable housing – beyond the lifetime of the current parliament.

Published 7 February 2018

New Planning Bill needs national and regional housing targets, says Henry McLeish

The chair of the Scottish Alliance for People and Places and the former First Minister of Scotland, the Rt. Hon. Henry McLeish, has pressed the Scottish Government to be more ambitious on housing in its recently published Planning (Scotland) Bill.

Published 21 December 2017

Call for evidence on Scottish planning Bill

The Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee has launched a call for written evidence on the Planning (Scotland) Bill.

Published 18 December 2017

Planning Bill published by Scottish Government

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about how land is developed and used has been introduced by cabinet secretary for communities, social security and equalities, Angela Constance MSP.

Published 5 December 2017