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About the Partnership

The Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 sets out guidance to local authorities to facilitate the creation of Community Planning Partnerships in their areas. Community Planning is a process that brings together the public, private, voluntary and third sectors for the benefit of the community. Community Planning is about ensuring that the public services we all use are delivered in the most effective way possible, it brings the added dimension of jointly planning services in a way that will ensure their most effective delivery through partnership. Effective community engagement is at the heart of the Community Planning process. Communities play a key role in taking forward the Community Planning agenda, both at the local level and across Partnerships as a whole.

Further background information on the implementation of Community Planning across Scotland can be found at the web site of the Scottish Government.