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Home Report Review

Home Reports were introduced on 1 December 2008, and Scottish Ministers said they would review them after five years of operation.

This review began on 5 December 2013 to coincide with the fifth anniversary of their introduction. We expect it will take one year to complete the review.

The review will have two stages:

  1. A public consultation, which will seek views and experiences of individuals and stakeholders on the Home Report and how they work in the current market.
  2. A research study, which will consider and build on the findings from the consultation to evaluate how the Home Report has performed over its five years of operation.  It will also contain a market analysis to provide a comprehensive review of the Home Report.

This consultation ran until 6 March 2014 and is now closed. We received 144 responses.

These responses were analysed and report of the findings were published

The findings of the second phase of the Home Report review (research)

Scottish Ministers are considering the findings from both phases of the review.

If you have any further queries about the Home Report or the review please contact: