Council plan

The Council Plan, Connect, sets out the Council's objectives and priorities from 2012 to 2017, centred around a long term vision to improve the quality of life for everyone in South Lanarkshire.

Within Connect, the Council has identified the following priorities:

  • Improve the quality, access and availability of housing
  • Improve services for older people
  • Improve road network and influence improvements in public transport
  • Raise educational achievement and attainment 
  • Develop a sustainable Council and communities 
  • Tackle disadvantage and deprivation
  • Protect vulnerable children, young people and adults
  • Support the local economy by providing the right conditions for growth, improving skills and employability
  • Partnership working, community leadership and engagement

Performance reports are prepared for Connect twice a year.  You can browse an archive of previous reports.