Effective community engagement in local development planning guidance: impact assessments

These impact assessments have informed the preparation the effective community engagement in local development planning consultation draft guidance. The assessments are being made available for comment in advance of their finalisation and finalisation of the guidance.

2. Responding to this consultation

2.1. The ECEG consultation paper asks a series of questions, some of which relate to impact assessments, or the matters raised within this report. We welcome your views in response to the consultation paper and these impact assessments by 13 September 2023. Details on how to respond to the consultation can be found in the ECEG consultation paper available from the Scottish Government’s consultation hub, Citizen Space.

2.2. In responding to this consultation, you are encouraged to not include personally identifiable information about the protected characteristics listed in the assessments, in particular the Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment and Equalities Impact Assessment. Where you feel sensitive information must be referenced in your response, we encourage you to tick the ‘Do not publish response’ box in the Respondent Information Form.


Email: communityengagementguidance@gov.scot

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