Background and Evidence
Occasionally, subject Committees have public petitions referred to them by the Public Petitions Committee. These petitions will concern topics covered by the subject Committee's remit.
Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review the effectiveness of the Scottish Landlords Register scheme.
This petition was referred to the Session 5 Local Government and Communities Committee by the Public Petitions Committee on 9 October 2020. That Committee’s consideration of the petition can be found at the following link:
Following the meeting on 18 November the Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Government, COSLA and the Scottish Landlords Association to seek views on issues raised in the petition:
We received the following responses: