Question reference: S6W-20026
- Asked by: Martin Whitfield, MSP for South Scotland, Scottish Labour
- Date lodged: 18 July 2023
Current status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 14 August 2023
To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the number of school buildings that currently pose a risk to life, (a) in total and (b) broken down by local authority.
The Scottish Government does not hold this information. Building safety is a matter for the owner – who in this case would be individual local authorities - acting in accordance with the relevant health and safety legislation. Moreover, health and safety legislation is not devolved to the Scottish Government.