Date lodged: 29 November 2016
To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether local authorities have improved the quality of the building standards verification service since 2011.
Answered by: Kevin Stewart 12 December 2016
Independent research undertaken for Scottish Government by Pye Tait Consulting and published in March 2016 concluded that:
“In summary, whilst there has been substantial progress and investment in delivering a high quality and customer-focused building standards service since the last re-appointment of local authorities in 2011, there is still work to do to create the conditions for strong performance across all 32 Councils”.