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Public Sector Strategic Plans

West Highland and Islands Local Development Plan 
The West Highland and Islands Local Development Plan (abbreviated to WestPlan) is the third of three area local development plans that, along with National Planning Framework 4, the Highland-wide Local Development Plan (HwLDP) and Supplementary Guidance form "the development plan" that guides future development in the Highlands. WestPlan focuses on where development should and should not occur in the West Highland and Islands area over the next 20 years. The Plan area comprises Wester Ross, Skye and Lochalsh, Lochaber and a small, mountainous part of Badenoch. 


Police Scotland Highland Local Policing Plan 2021-2023 
The Highland Local Policing Plan for 2020-2023 is a live document which can evolve to meet emerging threat, risk and harm across our communities and will be subject to annual review to ensure validity. 

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) Strategic Plan 2022-2025
The Strategic Plan 2022-2025 sets out the Service’s strategic intentions for the next three years, and details seven objectives to achieve them.

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Community planning is the process by which the third sector, public bodies and local communities work together to identify, develop and deliver services that make a real difference to people's lives. The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 supports active community planning 

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To facilitate and develop the opportunities for Third Sector Representation the HTSI supported the introduction of the Third Sector Representation Pathway.

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Community Councils are voluntary organisations that act as a voice for their local area. They are set up by the Local Authority and run by local residents. Community Councils are a way of becoming involved with your local area

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The 2006 Parental Involvement Act states that every school in Scotland has a Parent Forum which consists of all the parents/carers who have a child at the school. The Parent Council is the committee appointed by the Parent Forum to run matters on its behalf

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