Community Plan Equality Screening Document B - Part 1 Plan Screening

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Part 1: Plan screening 

The first stage of the screening process involves scoping the policy or plan under consideration. The purpose of scoping is to help prepare the background and context and set out the aims and objectives for the policy or plan, being screened. At this stage, scoping will help identify potential constraints as well as opportunities and will work through the screening process on a step-by-step basis. 


Information on the plan

Name of the plan:                              Causeway Coast and Glens Community Plan - A Better Future Together

Is the plan existing,
revised or new?                                 

What are the intended aims/outcomes of the plan?

By producing an outcomes focused Community Plan, Causeway Coast and Glens will be a great place to live, work and visit.  The Community Plan works towards the achievement of three population outcomes, twelve intermediate outcomes over the period 2017 to 2030. 
All people of Causeway Coast and Glens:
1. Will contribute to and benefit from a healthy, connected and safe community that nurtures resilience, promotes respect and supports everyone to live well together;
2. Will value and benefit from a diverse, sustainable and accessible environment with an infrastructure that is fit for purpose and that enables connections;
3. Will contribute to and benefit from a thriving economy built on a culture of growth, entrepreneurship, innovation and learning.
The outcomes based approach will help to support an increased focus on people’s personal wellbeing via the increased use of evidence based decision making.

Are there Section 75 Categories which might be expected to benefit from the intended plan?

No.  The purpose of ‘A Better Future Together’ plan for Causeway Coast and Glens is to ensure that the work of all community planning partners focuses on the achievement of better wellbeing outcomes for all citizens.  While it is anticipated that this will result in increased effectiveness of the work of the partners in outcomes terms, there should be no differential positive or negative impacts on Section 75 groups because of the implementation plan.


Who initiated or wrote the plan?

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council


Who owns and who implements the plan?

Causeway Coast and Glens Strategic Community Planning Partnership 

Evidence to inform the screening