The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 and community planning

Community planning has been happening in Stirling since 1997.  However, in 2015, a new Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act came into force which makes significant amendments to community planning.  Under this new Act, community planning became a statutory requirement for each of the 32 local authority areas in Scotland and each local authority area must operate a Community Planning Partnership (CPP). CPPs have a legal responsibility to work with their communities and the third sector to plan, resource and deliver integrated public services that will reduce inequalities and improve local outcomes. 

The Act placed a legal duty on 5 key partners to own and lead the community planning process and ensure that it works effectively and legal duty on several other public agencies to take part.  

Local Outcome Improvement Plan (The Stirling Plan)

Community Planning Partners

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