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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-21363: Alison Johnstone (Lothian)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 31 January 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what action it can take to better protect (a) households and (b) businesses from defective work carried out by unqualified or under-qualified tradespersons.

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn 21 February 2019

The Scottish Government appreciates concerns around rogue tradespersons. Although the regulation of consumer protection is the responsibility of the UK Government, we fund a consumer helpline which provides clear, practical advice on all consumer issues.