The response confirms that Scottish Government and COSLA accept and have adopted the vision developed by the Review Group:

“Towns and town centres are for the wellbeing of people, planet and the economy. Towns are for everyone and everyone has a role to play in making their own town and town centres successful.”

It identifies four broad categories that comprise the Call to Action –

A. Putting the right policy framework in place,

B. Ensuring the right kind of support,

C. Providing a framework for investment, and

D. Working closely with partners.

Actions within these categories have also been linked to deliver outcomes identified within the report - planning, town centre first, taxation and fiscal levers, town centre living, digital towns, enterprising communities and vibrant local economies, climate action, measuring and evaluating progress, demonstrator towns

Town centre action plan review: joint Scottish Government and COSLA response

See the report in full here