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Chamber and committees

Question reference: S6W-19060

  • Asked by: Tess White, MSP for North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: 12 June 2023
  • Current status: Answered by Patrick Harvie on 21 June 2023


To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the implementation of the recommendations of the Report of the Review Panel on Building Standards Compliance and Enforcement, which was published in June 2018.


The recommendations of the Compliance and Enforcement Review Panel are being taken forward through the Building Standards Futures Board. The Board oversees a programme of seven work streams which collectively aim to improve the performance, expertise, resilience and sustainability of building standards verification services. Work has progressed across all work items, notably on a workforce strategy for building standards, a pilot building standards verification hub of expertise, a new compliance plan approach and a suite of digital tools to assist those using the building standards system.