Ministerial Working Group on Mortgage Lending and Cladding: report - March 2021

Report and recommendations of the Ministerial Working Group on Mortgage Lending and Cladding.

Appendix I - Ministerial Working Group Membership

The Group was chaired by Kevin Stewart MSP, Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning and comprised members from a range of organisations which have a direct role or influence in finding solutions. The Group was supported by Scottish Government officials from More Homes and Building Standards Divisions.

  • Chris Ashurst, High Rise Scotland Action Group (from September 2020)
  • John Baguley, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (until December 2020)
  • Nicola Barclay, Homes for Scotland
  • Douglas Cochrane, independent (formerly of Lloyds Banking Group)
  • Ian Fergusson, Shepherd Chartered Surveyors
  • John Marr, UK Finance
  • Stewart McKenzie, Nationwide Building Society and Chair of UK Finance Scotland Policy Committee
  • David Reid, Property Managers Association Scotland
  • Alastair Ross, Association of British Insurers
  • Brian Smith, Law Society of Scotland
  • Stephen Wood, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

The Group met formally on 28 April, 29 September and 10 December 2020 and on 28 January and 15 March 2021.



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