Proposed Domestic Building Environmental Standards (Scotland) Bill
Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour
This is a proposal for a Member’s Bill
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
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.
MSPs who supported the proposal
Total supporters 25
Scottish National Party 1 + Show details + Hide details
Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party 3 + Show details + Hide details
Scottish Green Party 0
Scottish Labour 18 + Show details + Hide details
Scottish Liberal Democrats 3 + Show details + Hide details
Alba Party 0
Member's Bill introduced to give effect to proposal?
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