The Scottish Government has published the draft guidance for the Participation Request part of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act, following consultations. Regulations and guidance are needed to fill in the detail of how the Participation Request mechanism as set out in Part 3 of … Continue reading
‘Empowered Communities in the 2020s’ is Local Trust’s new project made possible by a major legacy donation from the former Community Development Foundation. The project is about scoping and supporting the future of community development across the UK, with a … Continue reading
1. The asset transfer provisions of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 came into force 23 January 2017. From this date a properly constituted community group has the right to apply to a public body to request a transfer of … Continue reading
The Scottish Government has published ‘Near Final Guidance’ on Part 2 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act (which imposes duties on community planning partnerships and community planning partners about the planning and delivery of improved local outcomes, and the involvement … Continue reading
‘Near Final Guidance’ has also been produced on how to invoke the asset transfer provisions (Part 5) of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act. These provisions will come into force on 23 January 2017.
Also still to come is Guidance on the use of Participation Requests. Although the date of ‘September 2016’ for this has not been updated on the Scottish Government website, the Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee was told on 16 … Continue reading