On 7 October 2009, the Minister for Housing and Communities announced consultations on:
- minimum standards for mobile home sites;
- powers for councils to allow them to enforce minimum standards; and
- improved protection for home owners through strengthened written agreements with site owners.
A working group consisting of local authorities, Shelter, COSLA, site owners and those representing resident interests was established to progress this work and assist the Scottish Government to examine the issues in detail. The group's first meeting was held on 16 March 2010. Minutes of the meetings appear below: