Northern Lights meets Government

GREETINGS: The Scottish Government meets the nine regional chairpersons of Scotland's Northern Lights Regional Network.
GREETINGS: The Scottish Government meets the nine regional chairpersons of Scotland's Northern Lights Regional Network.

The Scottish Government welcomed the nine regional chairpersons of Scotland to the meeting in Glasgow at the Scottish Parliament buildings, Glasgow.

Mr Keith Brown MSP, Minister for Housing and Transport, and the recently appointed Scottish Housing Regulator, Ms Kathy Blair, also attended.

The new Housing Charter, due to receive Royal assent in March, 2012, was the main business discussed.

The Chairpersons also discussed the issue of ‘Housing Support Charges’, paid by many of the elderly residents living in very sheltered and sheltered accommodation in Scotland.

Mr Stanley Green MBE, Chairperson of Region 2, was tasked to complete a report from all regional chairpersons for presentation to the minister Mr Keith Brown for the next regional meeting.

Ms Kathy Blair would also be involved in the report.