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  • Adult Social Care Services Charging Consultation

    East Lothian Council has to save around £39 million over five years. Part of that saving has to come from the adult social care budget. Adult social care (delivered by the East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership) provides a wide range of services to support a wide range of people,... More
    Opened 1 day ago
  • Consultative Draft East Lothian Local Housing Strategy 2018-23

    The Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 requires all local authorities to prepare a Local Housing Strategy for their area, supported by an assessment of housing need and demand. The Council's Consultative Draft Local Housing Strategy sets out the strategy, priorities and plans for the delivery of... More
    Opened 5 days ago
  • Haddington Education Consultation

    CONSULTATION ON THE PROPOSED CLOSURE OF HADDINGTON INFANT SCHOOL AND KING’S MEADOW PRIMARY SCHOOL AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW PRIMARY SCHOOL AND ITS ASSOCIATED CATCHMENT AREA FOR HADDINGTON. If approved: • Haddington Infant School and King’s Meadow Primary School will be closed... More
    Opened 2 weeks ago
  • East Lothian Licensing Board Overprovision Consultation

    By law, Licensing Boards must produce a ‘Statement of Licensing Policy’ every five years, which includes an Overprovision declaration relating to the area the Board serves. Overprovision is an assessment of the capacity of licensed premises in Boards' areas. In simple terms it is a judgement... More
    Closed 2 weeks ago
  • East Lothian Draft Eligibility Criteria for Carers

    East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership (ELHSCP) is seeking views on draft Carer Eligibility Criteria. The new Carers Act places a duty on local authorities and health and social care services, through their health and social care partnerships, to set out local carer eligibility... More
    Closed 3 weeks ago
  • Rent Consultation 2018-2019

    East Lothian Council consults with tenants, tenants' and residents' groups and East Lothian Tenants and Residents Panel (ELTRP) every year on our proposals to increase rents. This year, the consultation will end on Friday 22 December 2017. Last year, the majority of tenants who responded to... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • East Lothian Council Public Budget Consultation 2018-19

    Transforming your Council In recent years, East Lothian Council has sought to protect the vital public services which residents rely on. This has included action to help children achieve their potential, supporting older and vulnerable people, protecting the environment, investing in local... More
    Closed 1 month ago
  • North Berwick Education Consultation

    Proposal 1 – Proposed closure and re-designation of North Berwick Nursery School to Law Primary School Nursery Class • North Berwick Nursery School will be closed and re-designated to Law Primary School Nursery Class and this will take effect from August 2018. Proposal 2 – To alter... More
    Closed 2 months ago
  • Empowering Schools: A Consultation on the Provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill

    Empowering Schools: A Consultation on the Provisions of the Education (Scotland) Bill 2018 A Public Meeting is being held on Tuesday 9th January at 7pm in Musselburgh Grammar School. The Scottish Government is seeking views on its proposal to “create a school and teacher-led education... More
    Opened 2 months ago
  • Shaping Our Services - Have Your Say

    Shaping Our Services – Have Your Say Like all Councils across Scotland, East Lothian Council faces the challenge of meeting growing demands on its services with fewer resources. To meet this challenge we need to make some real changes to how we do things. We are holding a series of... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Haddington Town Centre Design Project

    An invitation to get involved - We want to make our town even better! The Haddington Town Centre Design Project Steering Group* invites you to help shape new design proposals for our town centre, ones that will benefit the whole town. Over the coming months (August - October) detailed... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Future Provision of Early Learning and Childcare in the Tranent Cluster Area

    East Lothian Council is seeking the views of parents and carers living in, or using childcare in, the Tranent cluster area (including Tranent, Elphinstone, Humbie, Macmerry, Ormiston, Pencaitland and Saltoun). We want to find out your current and future needs for early learning and... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Future Provision of Early Learning and Childcare in the Dunbar Cluster Area

    East Lothian Council is seeking the views of parents and carers living in, or using childcare in, the Dunbar cluster area (including Dunbar, East Linton, Innerwick and Stenton). We want to find out your current and future needs for early learning and childcare for younger children and out... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Future Provision of Early Learning and Childcare in Haddington Cluster Area

    East Lothian Council is seeking the views of parents and carers living in, or using childcare in, the Haddington cluster area (including Haddington and Gifford). We want to find out your current and future needs for early learning and childcare for younger children and out of school and... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Future Provision of Early Learning and Childcare in the North Berwick Cluster Area

    East Lothian Council is seeking the views of parents and carers living in, or using childcare in, North Berwick cluster area (including North Berwick, Aberlady, Athelstaneford, Dirleton and Gullane). We want to find out your current and future needs for early learning and childcare for... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • Future Provision of Early Learning and Childcare in the Musselburgh Cluster Area

    East Lothian Council is seeking the views of parents and carers living in, or using childcare in, Musselburgh cluster area (including Musselburgh, Wallyford and Whitecraig). We want to find out your current and future needs for early learning and childcare for younger children and out of... More
    Closed 3 months ago
  • East Lothian Council Various Speed Limit Amendments

    EAST LOTHIAN COUNCIL - VARIOUS SPEED LIMIT AMENDMENTS East Lothian Council intends to make Orders under 82(2), 83(2) and paragraph 27(1) of Part IV of Schedule 9 of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. These Orders will vary speed limits at the following locations: A198... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Local Housing Strategy Consultation Events

    Scottish Housing Day aims to celebrate the contribution housing makes to improving wellbeing. It will also raise awareness of the latest developments in housing and the options open to people when deciding where to live and to make informed housing decisions. To coincide with Scottish Housing... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Climate Week Scotland - East Lothian Events

    Climate Week Scotland 2017 - East Lothian Events Taking place from 18-22 September, Climate Week is a Scottish Government campaign to raise awareness of and inspire action on climate change. It aims to highlight the importance of reducing emissions and adapting to a changing climate. East... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Calling All Carers

    An Invitation to Get Involved Work is underway to develop a new East Lothian Carer Strategy. We have set up a Carers' Strategy Group to help take this forward. We'd love to hear from carers who might be interested in getting involved in a range of activities aimed at shaping the new... More
    Opened 4 months ago
  • East Lothian Council (Whin Park Area, Cockenzie; Lochbridge Area, North Berwick; & Muirpark Area, Tranent) (20mph Speed Limit) Order 2017

    East Lothian Council gives notice that it intends to make an Order under Sections 82(2), 83(2) and 84(1) and (2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended by the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 to make permanent 20mph speed restrictions in various roads within Cockenzie, North Berwick and... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • Education Governance - Fair Funding to Achieve Excellence and Equity in Education

    The Scottish Government is seeking views on its future approach to school funding. Their consultation invites views on the current funding of education in Scotland as well as exploring the reasons for developing a new approach. It also provides and seeks views on possible future approaches. ... More
    Closed 4 months ago
  • East Lothian Council (New Row, Tranent) (One Way) Order 2017

    East Lothian Council gives notice that it intends to make an Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) and (2), 3 and Part III of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to introduce a One Way System in New Row, Tranent. A copy of the proposed Order, Schedule, plan showing the extent of the... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • East Lothian Council (Former B1347, Haddington Road, North Berwick) (Stopping Up) Order 2016

    East Lothian Council gives notice that it has made an Order under section 68(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to Stop Up a section of the former B1347, Haddington Road, North Berwick as a suitable alternative road exists. A copy of the proposed Order, Schedules, plans showing the... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • East Lothian Council (U230 Ugston Road) (Redetermination of means of exercise of public right of passage) Order 2016

    East Lothian Council gives notice that it has made an Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) and (2), 3, 152(2) and Part III of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to redetermine the U230 Ugston Road as a cycle track, the right of passage being exercisable on pedal cycle and foot only. ... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • East Lothian Council (Harbour Road, Musselburgh) (One Way) Order 2017

    East Lothian Council gives notice that it intends to make an Order under Sections 1(1), 2(1) and (2), 3 and Part III of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 to introduce a One Way System in Harbour Road, Musselburgh. A copy of the proposed Order, Schedule, plan showing the extent... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Future Provision of Early Learning and Childcare in Prestonpans and surrounding areas

    East Lothian Council is seeking the views of parents and carers living in, or using childcare in, Prestonpans and the surrounding area. We want to find out your current and future needs for early learning and childcare for younger children and out of school and holiday care for primary... More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Proposed Update to Resolution on Public Entertainment Licensing

    East Lothian Council is consulting on a proposed update to its resolution on public entertainment licensing. You can view the proposed wording of the update under 'Related Documents' below. More
    Closed 5 months ago
  • Proposed establishment of a Shared Headship across Innerwick Primary School and Stenton Primary School

    Rationale for Change East Lothian Council is committed to supporting small rural primary schools and maintaining local provision and high standards of education. You may well be aware that the Scottish Government recently announced plans to strengthen the role of Head Teachers as leaders of... More
    Closed 6 months ago
  • Edinburgh College Strategic Plan

    Edinburgh College's Draft Strategic Plan sets out its key aims and targets over a five year period. It provides the focus required to ensure that the College continues to push to become increasingly innovative, flexible and efficient in the part it plays in educating and supporting the workforce... More
    Closed 6 months ago
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