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
This short briefing paper shares What Works Scotland’s early learning on developing authentic relationships that are durable, sustainable and honest when working with the complex dynamics of community planning partnerships. It is based on ongoing research by What Works Scotland … Continue reading
A Reid Foundation Policy Paper by Dave Watson examines the context and development of public service reform in Scotland and analyses the approaches of the current government and those who advocate other reforms. Five years after the Christie Commission set … Continue reading
A tool to help you assess if the lives of people in your community are improving has been released by the Improvement Service. The Community Planning Outcomes Profile contains a set of core measures on important life outcomes – early years, … 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
Last month we linked to an Executive summary of Scottish Community Alliance’s ‘Review of Current Practice in Community Led Plans and their Connection with Spatial Planning’. The full report is available here.