Community Planning Partnerships provide a local framework for
initiatives and partnerships in the field of economic development
and community servcies.
All councils have established a community planning partnership
(CPP) to lead and manage community planning in their area. CPPs are
not statutory committees of a council, or public bodies in their
own right. They do not directly employ staff or deliver public
The structure of CPPs and the areas they cover vary
considerably, depending on the size and geography of the council
area, socio-demographic factors, the local economy and local
CPPs are required to engage with communities, report
on progress, and publish information on how they have
implemented their duties and how outcomes have improved as a
For further information please visit the
Scottish Government website.