Purpose

Purpose

The purpose of the Community Engagement Group is to make sure that Moray has the right people right skills and sets the right standards for effective community engagement.

Right People
  • To provide and establish links between local organisations and the Community Planning Board on matters relating to community engagement.
  • To examine and pursue opportunities for joint community consultations exercises wherein members of the Community Planning Partnership can jointly benefit from consultations and engagements planned by individual partners
Right Skills
  • To encourage community planning partners to recognise the value of appropriate community engagement in planning for and delivering their services.
  • To increase the understanding of community engagement within communities.
  • To help community planning partners and community organisations develop community engagement approaches that are consistent, inclusive and undertaken with integrity and respect.
  • To share information and best practice and in doing so increase the community‚Äôs confidence in such engagement practices.
  • To help communities to undertake community engagement or to respond as consultees.
Right Standards
  • To ensure that the relevant legislative requirements in relation to community engagement practices are met.
  • To keep all such engagement practices under review so that their effectiveness can be valued.
  • To encourage all members to follow the national standards that exists for community engagement activities.