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Further Information on Community Planning

More information on Community Planning is available through:

Supporting materials to assist Community Planning Partnerships

  • National Standards for Community Engagement - are good practice principles designed to support and inform the process of community engagement, and improve what happens as a result

    Place Standard – tool which provides a framework to structure conversations about the physical as well as social aspects of place

  • CPP Support - this portal includes links to online tools and information provided by national improvement agencies (including Education Scotland, Improvement Service, NHS Health Scotland and NHS National Services Scotland) and national programmes (Workforce Scotland) to support CPPs and others to share innovative and interesting practice, learning, developments. This includes the contact details of who to speak to from the national improvement agencies if you would like to access tailored consultancy and facilitation support for your CPP.

Case Studies

  • What Works Scotland  - to support effective public service delivery in Scotland enhancing learning, comparison and sharing. 4 Case study areas focus on: 1. Community planning, health and social care integration, road safety and prevention. 2. Vulnerable children and school, community and family hubs. 3. Place based initiative, poverty. 4. Neighbourhood and inequalities.

How can people and communities be involved?

Any third sector organisation that is keen to participate and engage with the community planning process, may wish to contact their local third sector interface.  Third sector interfaces support effective community planning by building links between voluntary organisations and the local CPP. A list of all the third sector interfaces in Scotland, along with their contact details, can be found, via this link Voluntary Action Scotland or alternatively by telephoning 0141 353 7318. 

You can contact the Scottish Government Community Planning Team at:

Area 3-F (North)
Victoria Quay

Contact: David Milne, telephone 0131 244 5028 or email david.milne2@gov.scot