How are we doing?
NPs were established in 2007, and since then, they are committed
to ongoing review and continuous improvement.
In 2013, as part of the Council governance review, it was
agreed to retain Neighbourhood Partnerships as Advisory Committees
of the Council, but to undertake a review to strengthen and develop
their role in delivering better outcomes for
Involving community and partner stakeholders, sounding
board sessions, discussions and desktop research was carried out.
Feedback from this informed the improvement options outlined
in the report to the Communities and Neighbourhoods Committee in
The scope of the review, as reported to the
Communities and Neighbourhoods Committee on Tuesday 19
February, includes work to:
- develop and strengthen current practice
- enhance community participation
- strengthen the strategic influence of NPs
Following a series of stakeholder workshops held in March, and
an online survey which closed on Tuesday 2 April 2013, a report was
presented to the Communities and Neighbourhoods Commitee on Tuesday
7 May 2013 to outline the findings from these discussions.
Thank you to everyone who attended the workshop session and
completed the survey. The report and findings are available
to view via the Council's online committee
papers portal or you can download a pdf copy
If you would like this information in hard copy or wish to
discuss any aspect of the review in more detail please contact Saty
Kaur, Senior Partnership and Communications Officer on 0131 469
5281 or firstname.lastname@example.org