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Freedom of Information Request

Seven months into the implementation of short-term let licensing, the ASSC has today sent a Freedom of Information (FOI) Request to all 32 Local Authorities in Scotland.

The FOI seeks the following information:

To whom it may concern,

I am contacting you in order make a FOI request under The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Please may you provide me with information in respect of the following questions:

  • How many short-term let licence applications have you received in total and then broken down by: (a) home sharing; (b) home letting; and (c) secondary letting?
  • How many short-term let licences have been (a) granted (b) granted with conditions; and (c) rejected?
  • How many licence applications did you anticipate in order to reach your fees in total and then broken down by: (a) home sharing; (b) home letting; and (c) secondary letting?
  • What short-term let licensing fees have been collected so far?
  • How many members of staff have been employed to administer the scheme broken down by: (a) full time; (b) part time;

If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this correspondence. I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received this request.

I look forward to hearing from you. 

We will update you in due course.

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