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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-05146
Asked by: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats
Date lodged: 20 December 2021

Question

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-10494 by Roseanna Cunningham on 15 August 2017, which of the 42 formal flood protection schemes or engineering works have been removed from the list of proposed works since August 2017, broken down by the (a) number of properties that were expected to be protected, (b) reason for removal and (c) (i) initial forecast cost of and (ii) amount that was spent on each.

Current status: Answered by Mairi McAllan on 12 January 2022


Answer

The only works that have been removed from the list of the 42 formal flood protection schemes or engineering works are those to the Greenock - Coves Burn which were to be taken forward by Inverclyde Council. The number of properties that were expected to be protected is not held by the Scottish Government, the removal was because the required work was carried out by Scottish Water, the initial forecast cost was £0.4m and the amount spent was £0.025m.