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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-09053: Graham Simpson (Central Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 27 April 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what the average time taken to close a homeless case is in each local authority.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 9 May 2017

The following table shows the average (mean) time in weeks from date of application to date of duty discharge/case closure, for homeless applications assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness and closed in 2015-16, by local authority.

 

2015-16

Scotland

33

Aberdeen City

29

Aberdeenshire

28

Angus

20

Argyll & Bute

33

Clackmannanshire

31

Dumfries & Galloway

40

Dundee City

30

East Ayrshire

16

East Dunbartonshire

48

East Lothian

44

East Renfrewshire

20

Edinburgh

33

Eilean Siar

45

Falkirk

23

Fife

32

Glasgow City

35

Highland

41

Inverclyde

24

Midlothian

96

Moray

24

North Ayrshire

20

North Lanarkshire

34

Orkney

17

Perth & Kinross

49

Renfrewshire

20

Scottish Borders

20

Shetland

76

South Ayrshire

17

South Lanarkshire

35

Stirling

37

West Dunbartonshire

21

West Lothian

33

Source: HL1 dataset as at 25-05-16