Scottish Community Development Centre
Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill event
Please note that, due to a high level of demand, the conference booking system and waiting list are now closed
CDAS and SCDC are jointly organising an event on 12th December in Edinburgh around the Scottish Government's draft Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill.
The event is a chance for people from all sectors of society to learn more about the proposals contained in the Bill and to discuss their reactions to the consultation, which ends 24 January 2014.
It will take place on Thursday, 12 December 2013, 10.30am - 1pm (Registration and snack - 10am), at Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9ER
Speakers include Derek MacKay, Minister for Local Government and Planning, and Alasdair McKinlay, team leader, community empowerment unit, Scottish Government.
Click here for more information.SCDC has also produced a short survey and two briefings, one for practitioners and one for community groups, on the Bill, all of which you can access here.
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SCDC survey and briefing on Community Empowerment Bill
SCDC has produced a short survey and briefing intended to raise awareness of the areas of community empowerment the draft Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill seeks to address and to encourage those with an interest in advancing the opportunities for community led action to respond to the consultation process. Click on the heading above to access the survey and briefing.
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