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Chamber and committees

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

The Committee was established in June 2021. It focuses on:

  • local government (including councils)
  • the third sector and social economy (like charities and non-profits)
  • housing and housing strategy
  • building standards

Next meeting

4th Meeting, 2022

10:00am, 01 February 2022

T4.60-CR6 The Livingstone Room

Get in touch

If you want to get in touch, you can contact Euan Donald, the Clerk for the committee.

Address: The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP

Twitter: @SP_LocalGov

If you're appearing as a witness at a committee, take a look at our witness guide for more information.

Members

Members of the Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Current Members

Burgess, Ariane

Ariane Burgess

Convener

Party: Scottish Green Party

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Briggs, Miles

Miles Briggs

Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Coffey, Willie

Willie Coffey

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley (Constituency)

Dey, Graeme

Graeme Dey

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Angus South (Constituency)

Gallacher, Meghan

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

Griffin, Mark

Mark Griffin

Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Central Scotland (Region)

McLennan, Paul

Paul McLennan

Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: East Lothian (Constituency)

Substitute Members

Boyack, Sarah

Sarah Boyack

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Labour

MSP for: Lothian (Region)

Fraser, Murdo

Murdo Fraser

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for: Mid Scotland and Fife (Region)

Roddick, Emma

Emma Roddick

Substitute Member

Party: Scottish National Party

MSP for: Highlands and Islands (Region)

Committee work

Current

Correspondence

Committee correspondence

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Budget Process

Letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Economy to the Convener, 24 January 2022

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Retrofitting Housing for Net Zero - January 2022

Letter from the Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants' Rights to the Convener , 11 January 2022

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee

Pre-budget scrutiny 2022-23

Letter from Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Covid Recovery, 21 December 2021

Official Reports

Remit

To consider and report on matters relating to local government, housing and planning falling within the responsibility of the Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Housing and Local Government and the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy, and matters relating to the Local Government Boundary Commission and local governance review and democratic renewal within the responsibility of the Deputy First Minister.