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Proposed Domestic Building Environmental Standards (Scotland) Bill

Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour

This is a proposal for a Member’s Bill


Draft proposal

Date lodged: 03 May 2022

A proposal for a Bill to introduce new minimum environmental design standards for all new-build housing to meet the Passivhaus standard, or a Scottish equivalent, in order to improve energy efficiency and thermal performance.

The consultation closed on 27 July 2022


Final proposal

Date lodged: 16 November 2022

A proposal for a Bill to introduce new minimum environmental design standards for all new-build housing to meet a Scottish equivalent to the Passivhaus standard, in order to improve energy efficiency and thermal performance.

Consultation summary (including a link to the published responses): Consultation Summary


MSPs who supported the proposal

Total supporters 25

Right to introduce Member's Bill Secured

 


Member's Bill introduced to give effect to proposal?

Member's Bill introduced

No, the proposal fell because the Scottish Government made a statement under rule 9.14.13 that it will make subordinate legislation within two years to give effect to the proposal. This means that the proposal falls

The written statement from the Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights to Alex Rowley MSP, is available here: Link to letter from Scottish Government

Link to Ministerial Statement 10 January 2023

Link to Official Report 10 January 2023