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What is the Community Wealth Building Commission?

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Our Community Wealth Building Commission is chaired by the Council Leader and its purpose is to drive forward the progress on Community Wealth Building across the Council and with wider regional Anchor Institutions. It will:

  • progress and promote the development of a strategic approach to Community Wealth Building in North Ayrshire
  • support the implementation of a Community Wealth Building strategy
  • encourage involvement of Anchor Institutions including businesses, Government agencies and local organisations in Community Wealth Building initiatives and promote best practice among stakeholders
  • review policy and practice to deliver a more inclusive economy

The Commission includes representation from:

  • senior Elected Members
  • Council services
  • the Health and Social Care Integration Joint Board
  • Community Planning Partners (CPP)

This includes major Anchor Institutions like:

  • NHS Ayrshire and Arran
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue
  • Police Scotland
  • Ayrshire College
  • Scottish Enterprise
  • The Ayrshire Community Trust (Third Sector Interface)