Local Authority Guidance on Private Rented Sector Crime: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

Guidance for local authorities on dealing with private rented sector crime guidance together with any minutes of meetings of the working group convened to develop that guidance.


The Renting Scotland website that hosts the guidance requested is password protected for the use of practitioners dealing with enforcement and prosecution activity within the private rented sector. Therefore, we have included pdf copies of the website pages in our response, along with an additional sheet of links to online resources referred to in the website.

Two of the documents referred to as 'SPRS' in the section relating to Crown Office Prosecution Service (COPFS) belong to COPFS. More information on making a Freedom of Information Request to COPFS is available at: Freedom of Information (copfs.gov.uk).

Due to the size of the files we are unable to upload the documents referred to above. If you wish to consider, please contact us at the address below and we will be happy to provide.

About FOI

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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