Community Empowerment Bill: what’s it all about?

Posted on 08/09/2014 by


grimsoThe Scottish Government is currently consulting on the Community Empowerment Bill and Granton Improvement Society have organised a public meeting to explain the Bill and how it affects communities.

The Scottish Government’s objectives are:

1. Empower community bodies through the ownership of land and building and strengthening their voices in the decisions that matter to them, and

2. Support an increase in the pace and scale of Public Service Reform by cementing the focus on achieveing outcomes and improving the process of community planning

An ‘easy-read’ version of the Bill can be found below.

The Community Empowerment Bill public meeting will take place 

this Thursday (11 September) at 7pm

in Royston Wardieburn Community Centre, Pilton Drive North.

Speaker will be Angus Hardie, Director of Scottish Community Alliance

Come and have your say about community assets – all welcome!

Empowerment Bill easy read