Skip to main content

Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-12513: Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 8 November 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what protection there is for home owners whose property is damaged by overflow from defective sewerage and road drainage systems.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 21 November 2017

Any homeowner who claims that his or her property is damaged by overflow from defective sewerage and road drainage systems has to be able to demonstrate liability on the part of Scottish Water or the relevant roads authority on account of a breach of a common law or statutory duty on the part of that authority.