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Housing

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 4th December 2013.

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Photo of James Kelly James Kelly Labour

While housing associations throughout the country have struggled with their funding, hundreds of thousands of pounds have been wasted on postcards coming through people’s doors to publicise the white paper. What an absolute scandal.

Scotland deserves better. We need an action plan to tackle the housing crisis, and it is time for the housing minister to get out of her ministerial office and to start to address the problems that exist in Scotland’s communities.