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Affordable Housing (North-east Fife)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at 5:52 pm on 2nd June 2004.

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Photo of Richard Lochhead Richard Lochhead Scottish National Party 5:52 pm, 2nd June 2004

While holiday and second homes are important, does the minister accept that the underlying problem is the lack of homes? We should not be targeting holiday and second homes as the number 1 priority, however important they may be, because the main issue is that we have to make more land available so that more housing is built to address the shortage.