A selection of images representing communities.
Following the change of government we are reviewing all content on this website.
The vision for Communities and Local Government is of prosperous and cohesive communities, offering a safe, healthy and sustainable environment for all. In promoting it the Department takes the strategic lead across Government on:
Through this lead across Government, its breadth of responsibilities and its role in setting the framework for bringing together many of these functions at different spatial levels, the Department can help places across the country to achieve this vision, recognising that it may take shape in different ways in particular places.
The Places Community link below brings together a wide range of statistical and geographic evidence around the concept of 'place'. It is a shared resource for the Department and its external partners and stakeholders intended to improve delivery of evidence-based policy and decision making.