- 12 Nov 2020
Date received: 7 Oct 2020
Date responded: 29 Oct 2020
"in relation to the UK cladding fund which was introduced after the Grenfell fire. The UK government have assigned £1 billion to have dangerous cladding removed.
1. How much was allocated to Scotland.
2. How much from the Scottish portion has been distributed to affected property owners."
1. At the UK Budget in March 2020, the SG was allocated capital consequentials of £97.149m in respect of the Building Safety Fund which was predominantly targeted to support leaseholders.
2. Decisions have not yet been taken on the distribution of funds in Scotland. These will be informed by evidence being provided through the Mortgage Lending and Cladding Ministerial Working Group and work with other partners and organisations following the good example set by Taylor Wimpey, who have already committed to fully remediating two buildings in Glasgow.
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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House