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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-12726: Graham Simpson (Central Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 15 November 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many self-build homes have been completed in each of the last five years.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 27 November 2017

The Scottish Government does not collect data on the number of self-build homes completed.

Information is collected from local authorities on the number of private-led housing completions relating to single-plot sites, and this is provided in the following table.

Approximate estimated number of private-led single plot housing completions in Scotland, financial years 2012-13 to 2016-17.

2012-13

1,257

2013-14

1,241

2014-15

1,194

2015-16

1,246

2016-17

1,361

Note that these figures include an estimate for Highland Council based on historical data.

Source: Scottish Government NB2 private-led new build housing returns collected from local authorities.