The plan every local authority must draw up for improving the quality of life for local people. These plans must be the result of consultation with local residents, businesses and voluntary groups (including faith groups).
a long-term plan to improve the quality of life for residents, visitors and those who work in the Borough
Sometimes called the Community Plan, this is the key local document led by the council, reflecting needs and aspirations identified by local people and agreed between agencies through the Local Strategic Partnership. In setting out the vision for the area's future, the Strategy must by law also include the needs and plans of the sector. A Local Compact should explicitly underpin the sector's involvement in the community planning process.