Most aspects of housing are devolved matters meaning that the Holyrood government has responsibility for them via the Scottish Parliament. SAL has an important role representing both landlords and agents (via our Council of Letting Agents) on the many committees and forums that feed into policy.
How to contact your Holyrood MSP
Find out who your Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) are by typing your postcode in to this online search. Everyone has a constituency MSP and several regional MSPs (“list” MSPs). Please copy SAL into your communications and send us any reply you receive. Contact our Policy and Parliamentary Affairs team via firstname.lastname@example.org
Often working in partnership with our England and Wales counterparts the Residential Landlords Association (RLA), SAL represents members’ interests at the Westminster UK Parliament. Areas controlled by Westminster include some aspects of benefits, taxation and other issues reserved by the UK Government.
How to contact your Westminster MP
The SAL Policy & Parliamentary Affairs team also has responsibility for liaison with Scotland’s thirty two Local Authorities which are responsible for enforcement of much of Scotland’s legislation affecting the private rented sector.
How to contact your local Councillor
Find out who your local Councillors are by typing your postcode in to this online search.