Question reference: S6W-12265
- Asked by: Paul McLennan, MSP for East Lothian, Scottish National Party
- Date lodged: 24 November 2022
Current status: Answer expected on 9 December 2022
To ask the Scottish Government what consideration has been given to (a) launching an inquiry to assess the potential value of retrofit over demolition and (b) the introduction of a demolition levy, in light of the Chartered Institute of Building’s report, Levelling the playing field, not Scotland’s built environment: a case for retrofit over demolition, which states that introducing a demolition levy could catalyse a shift in priority to favour retrofit projects and fund green initiatives.