Community Development Alliance Scotland

Consultation on the Future of the Scottish Planning System

The Scottish Government has set out 20 proposals for changing the planning system and launched a public consultation that runs until 4 April 2017, as a step towards a new planning bill, to be brought forward this year. This follows an … Continue reading

SNP promises

Last month we gave extracts from some of the party manifestos for the Scottish Parliament elections. Following the election result it is worth revisiting some of the key community development related points that we quoted from the SNP manifesto, since … Continue reading

Community councils: Achievements and challenges

Katrin Prager from the James Hutton Institute has published a report (funded by the Scottish Government’s Strategic Research Programme) which summarises the achievements and challenges of Community Councils, and how they are connected to the wider community. Although the study … Continue reading

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