Scottish Greens

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Scottish Greens MSP Ross Greer and the Govan Law Centre (GLC) have called on the Scottish Government to extend the winter eviction ban until April to bring it in line with the end of the furlough scheme. 

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Scottish Greens housing spokesperson Andy Wightman MSP has today launched a campaign for a winter eviction ban. Mr Wightman's campaign to prohibit the eviction of private tenants between 1st November and 31st March comes as the Housing and Property Tribunal issued

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Landlords are urging the Scottish Government to provide direct financial support to tenants who are falling into rent arrears to help the property owners survive the fallout of COVID-19.  The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) has warned that despite almost half of landlords offering

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Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie MSP has called on First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to adopt his party’s five-point housing plan to kickstart a green recovery when she outlines her Programme for Government today. Mr Harvie said the Scottish Government must "grasp the

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Scottish Greens housing spokesperson Andy Wightman has urged the Scottish Government to place a complete ban on people being evicted this winter after failing to receive assurances that some private sector tenants will not be ordered to leave their homes. Last week, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon co

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Scottish Greens councillor Kim Long has launched a new campaign for asylum seeker housing to be operated by the local authority and the third sector. The #WelcomeHome campaign comes after the death of two people in the past two months and mounting concerns about living conditions for asylum seekers

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The second set of emergency laws to be made in Scotland during the coronavirus pandemic must protect vulnerable tenants, the Scottish Greens have urged. Following a Scottish Government U-turn on the needs for students to be freed from restrictive private accommodation contracts, the G

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Scottish Greens housing spokesperson Andy Wightman has warned that tenants served eviction notices may still be cast out during the coronavirus lockdown after the party’s proposals to strengthen an emergency eviction ban were rejected by MSPs. The emergency legislation passed this week extends

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Proposed changes to the way public bodies respond to freedom of information requests as part of emergency laws to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic go too far, the Scottish Greens have warned.

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