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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-13033: Graham Simpson (Central Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 29 November 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answers to questions S5W-11853 and S5W-11854 by Kevin Stewart on 25 October 2017, what provisions are in place to ensure the same standards are met for listed and pre-1919 buildings that are not grant-funded by HES.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 12 December 2017

It is the responsibility of building owners to ensure that any works to their properties comply with appropriate standards and to employ suitably qualified tradespeople. Impartial and Independent Advice funded by the Scottish Government on energy efficiency retrofit work is available to all property owners through Home Energy Scotland on 0808 808 2282.