Community Planning

Partnership board

The South Lanarkshire Partnership Board (Board) is the Community Planning Partnership for South Lanarkshire.  The Board provides strategic leadership and oversees partnership activity to support the delivery of its agreed vision and outcomes, as set out in the Community Plan 2017-2027.

As of October 2017, Partnership Board papers are available for viewing.

The remit of the Board is to:

  • identify and address key economic, social, physical and environmental issues facing South Lanarkshire
  • develop and set out a joint vision for the area
  • set challenging outcomes for performance through the Community Plan along with identifying the contribution expected from individual partners
  • ensure programmes and projects highlighted in strategies and action plans are addressed and progressed by partners
  • monitor and evaluate progress with regard to the agreed outcomes
  • provide forums through which organisations can meet and work together to address service needs and priorities
  • engage with the community
  • oversee the work of the theme partnerships

The Board meets six times a year and membership includes:-

  • Cambuslang Business Group
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • NHS Lanarkshire
  • Police Scotland
  • Scottish Enterprise
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
  • Scottish Government
  • Skills Development Scotland
  • South Lanarkshire Council
  • Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
  • VASLan (Community and Voluntary Sectors)

The Board has set up six thematic groups to improve the quality of life of South Lanarkshire residents. 


Tackling Poverty, Inequality and Deprivation

Through the introduction of the Community Plan and Neighbourhood Plans, Tackling Poverty, Inequality and Deprivation has been adopted as the overarching objective for the partnership and for the continuation of the work of the above Thematic Groups.









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