You are invited to an event which offers a chance for people from all sectors of society to learn more about the proposals and discuss their reactions to the consultation (which ends 24 January 2014). Organised by CDAS and the Scottish Community Development Centre, the event is being held on:
Thursday, 12 December 2013 at Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9ER, 10.30am – 1pm (Registration and snack – 10am).
We shall hear from Derek MacKay, Minister for Local Government and Planning, and Alasdair McKinlay, team leader, community empowerment unit, Scottish Government. We shall also look at different topics raised by the consultation with the help of these people:
• Asset Transfer – Linda Gillespie, Development Trusts Association Scotland
• Community Planning and local democracy – Ruchir Shah, SCVO
• Land Reform – Jon Hollingdale, Community Woodlands Association
• Participation Requests and capacity building – Fiona Garven, CDAS & SCDC
This is a free event, but places are limited and advance registration is essential. Please book at http://www.communitydevelopmentalliancescotland.org/events/cesb-event and await confirmation of your place (maximum three per organisation). For any other enquiries please contact Peter Taylor (see below). A document with the information about the event is available here if required.
If you have a confirmed place on this event and want to travel together with other people from Inverclyde please contact Erin Donnelly on 01475 711 733.