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What is a Participation Request?

Under the Community Empowerment Act, communities in Glasgow and across Scotland can now ask to participate in certain decisions and processes made and carried out by public bodies, including councils.

Participation Requests are intended to create the opportunity for people and groups to play a greater and more direct role in improving outcomes in their community.

This page will help you learn more about the Community Empowerment Act and how Participation Requests can be made.

Further Information

Participation Requests is an aspect of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015. Information on this Act can be found at the following link:

Specific guidance on Participation Requests can be found at the following link:

Making a Participation Request

If you think your community body might want to make a Participation Request to the council, the first thing you should do is get in touch. We can give you advice on how to get started - and there may already be an existing consultation or decision-making process you can get involved in.

You can email us at

Received Participation Requests

Applicant Name: Drumoyne Community Council

Participation Request: To be involved in the decision making on a parking scheme for the G51 area of Glasgow and any associated road issues - with a view to achieving a scheme based on the G51 alternative to the GCC's Linthouse & Shieldhall TRO - and in line with the aspirations of our community.

Participation Request Response: pdf icon Participation Request Response 17082017 [1Mb]

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