Scottish parliament consults on introducing rent controls
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has laid out plans to introduce new bills to improve security for private tenants, introduce rent controls and abolish the "bedroom tax" as early as possible. Setting out her government’s legislative programme for the last session of the Scottish Parliament before the 2016 elections, Ms Sturgeon said the new Private Tenancies Bill will improve security for ten.
The Private Housing Tenancies (Scotland) Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 7 October 2015. In the consultations which preceded the Bill, the possibility of the introduction of rent.
Residential Property in Scotland. In September the Scottish Government announced it would introduce rent control powers to limit steep rising in the cost of housing. The policy, included in the party’s programme for government in the final year before the 2016 Scottish Parliament elections.
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before the Scottish Parliament.. Parliament to maintain sufficient control over its scrutiny procedures.. to consult publicly and for the amendments to be laid before the Parliament in draft for a period of 90 days. The Scottish Ministers could also be required to lay a report
In terms of tax powers, the Scottish Parliament has full control over income tax rates and thresholds on all non-savings and non-dividend income liable for tax by taxpayers resident in Scotland. The Scottish Parliament also has full control over Land and Buildings Transaction Tax and Scottish Landfill Tax.
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