UK Government white paper containing a range of proposed policies and initiatives to tackle and remove specific barriers to people being able to fulfill their potential.
This government strategy, developed in partnership with the Housing Community Network, sets out how residents, along with their community associations, can get involved in developing their local services to improve their quality of life. The Strategy briefly discusses different models and methods of involvement. An "Action Plan" which outlines key themes and priorities for the next three years is also included.
Report explaining what the Economic Deprivation Index is and how it can be used to track deprived neighbourhoods in England over time.
Report of a study which carried out a five day review of the literature dealing with the links between poverty, social exclusion and problematic drug use with the aim of determining the strength of the association between the extent of drug problems and a range of social and economic inequalities.
Report of a study which set out to gather evidence regarding the effects of citizen participation and whether involvement in community organisations assists people to connect with wider society. It also explored the processes at work in these organisations which allowed them to engage with citizens effectively.
Report drawing attention to the plight of adults with complex problems and multiple needs and calling for the reconfiguration of services, policies and thinking to better reflect the experience of such people and the strategic thinking required to meet their needs.
Series of articles describing the work of healthy living centres (HLCs) in Scotland and discussing how they can help communities change and grow and bring local people together to participate in new activities and opportunities.
This guidance is Communities and Local Government's first attempt to set out what we know about meaningful interaction, based on research findings and the views of expert practitioners. It is aimed at local cohesion practitioners and policy planners and includes some good practice.
Report of a study which assessed the quality and accessibility of greenspaces and community facilities such as halls and leisure centres across two socially contrasting areas of the city of Glasgow.
Report arguing for the introduction of a 'right to move' for social housing tenants whereby landlords would be required to sell their present property and replace it with one of the tenant's choice. The report envisages the benefits of such a policy including increased employment and educational opportunities for tenants.