The Scottish Government launched Achieving a Sustainable Future: The Regeneration Strategy on 12 December. The strategy sets out the Government's vision of a Scotland where our most disadvantaged communities are supported and where all places are sustainable and promote well-being. The strategy also sets out our plans for delivering this vision in partnership with our stakeholders.
The strategy follows on from the Discussion Paper that we published in February and is part of a suite of place based documents that launched in December 2011 including the Infrastructure Investment Plan and the Cities Strategy. These documents follow on from the Government Economic Strategy and their key messages will focus on the link to sustainable economic growth.
Achieving a Sustainable Future, the Scottish Government's Regeneration Strategy was launched on 12 December at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow.
The event also saw the launch of SPRUCE, Scotland's £50m JESSICA fund. Full details of this can be found in the JESSICA section of our website.
The Scottish Parliament held a debate on the Regeneration Strategy. Alex Neil MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure and Capital Investment, gave a speech and MSPs were able to put their points to him about regeneration. You can read the official report of the debate here.
We received 71 responses to the regeneration discussion paper, Building a Sustainable Future. These responses will help us to develop our regeneration strategy. We have produced a paper which gives a summary of these responses and outlines the key themes that have emerged from them which we will take forward in the strategy.
Met with external stakeholders in Edinburgh to discuss the themes of the strategy and the regeneration outcomes.
An event took place with some of Scotland's leading academics.
The Regeneration Discussion Paper has been launched at an event in Edinburgh this morning. Read the document Building a Sustainable Future online or download it as a PDF.
Research papers giving background and context to the discussion have been added to the Resources section.