Sarah Boyack

MSP, Lothian

Lothian Labour

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  • Scottish Parliament: Housing (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 25 Jun 2014

    Under subsection (4) of new section 4A of the Tenements (Scotland) Act 2004, as introduced by section 72 of the bill, a local authority will be required to notify an owner if it intends to pay a share of scheme costs on that owner’s behalf. Amendment 59 seeks to ensure that the bill is sufficiently clear about the process in circumstances in which the reason for the local authority...
  • Scottish Parliament: Housing (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 25 Jun 2014

    I am delighted that, as I understand it, the minister will support amendment 59. On amendment 60, I agree with her that the tenement management scheme should be the first port of call, but I am concerned that that is not the case for many residents. That is partly because of a lack of guidance and partly because local authorities lack the power to concentrate minds. When the bill is passed,...
  • Scottish Parliament: Housing (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 25 Jun 2014

    When we considered the amendments in group 16, I spoke about the distinction between getting a bill’s provisions right and ensuring that they are used effectively. Amendment 62 stems from an issue that demonstrates that point effectively. At stage 2, Jim Eadie lodged an amendment that would have required owners to prepare maintenance plans to cover common repairs, with a view to...

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Labour MSP for Lothian

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on n/a — Still in office

Also represented Edinburgh Central

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