Participation requests

The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 allows community groups to request to participate in public sector decision making. Download the easy-read summary of the Act.

Before making a formal participation request:

  1. read the participation request guidance (PDF), then
  2. contact the Communities Team using this form.

Making a formal participation request

You will need to have some information ready before starting:

  • What is the outcome that you want to improve?
  • Why do you believe your organisation should participate?
  • What relevant knowledge, expertise and experience does your organisation have?
  • How will your organisation contribute?

Make a formal participation request

Outcome Improvement Plans

Read our current Outcome Improvement Plans under this scheme: