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We're still to see fine detail of it of course but today's announcement by Local Government Minister Kevin Stewart MSP looks like a very encouraging move by the Scottish Government in tackling the growing problem of Airbnb and short-term lets.
I've seen the impact that short-term letting can have on our communities - particularly in areas like the Old Town, Southside, Abbeyhill and Leith - and I've been campaigning for proper regulation of this for some time now. I know that this announcement will be welcomed by many of my constituents.
There was a big public response to the recent consultation and it's great to see our government taking decisive action to protect our communities.
Time is running out for many of Edinburgh's small businesses. Today I've written to the Chancellor asking for additional emergency assistance for our hospitality sector through the COVID-19 epidemic.