Closed Consultations

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  • The Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 Review of Polling Districts and Places - East Lothian Constituency

    In accordance with the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013, East Lothian Council is conducting a review of polling districts and polling places with regard to UK Parliamentary Elections. The Returning Officer will make comment on proposed polling stations, with the existing arrangements forming the basis for this consultation. Electors within East Lothian County Constituency, which encompasses the whole of East Lothian Local Government Area, are invited to make... More
    Opened 9 October 2013
  • Tenant Satisfaction Survey

    The Scottish Housing Charter was introduced by the Scottish Government in April 2013. One of the purposes of the Charter is to make landlords more accountable to their tenants and this includes them being required to carry out a comprehensive tenant satisfaction survey at least every three years. More
    Opened 29 October 2013
  • Rent Consultation 2014/15

    The Council is currently consulting with tenants on a potential rent increase of 4.3% for 2014/15. This is our best estimate of what it will take to maintain existing services and continue our investment in the maintenance and improvement of council houses in this difficult and uncertain financial climate. Once the consultation is closed, we will analyse all responses and prepare a report for a meeting of the full Council. At a special meeting in February 2014, Councillors will... More
    Opened 6 November 2013
  • Coastal Car Parking - Consultation on Traffic Regulation Order

    An initial consultation exercise has already taken place to help inform the making of a draft Traffic Regulation Order in relation to coastal car parking (for information on the initial consultation and its findings please follow the link below). In accordance with the Local Authorities (Traffic Regulation Orders) Procedures Regulations, the Council is advertising the making of an Order to charge for coastal car parking and to prohibit and restrict waiting, loading and unloading on... More
    Opened 8 November 2013
  • SESplan Supplementary Guidance on Housing Land

    SESplan, the Strategic Development Plan for Edinburgh and South East Scotland, was approved by Scottish Ministers on 27 June 2013, with modifications. The most significant modification relates to the phasing and distribution of the overall SESplan housing requirement. Through their modifications, Scottish Ministers increased the overall number of houses that local development plans across the SESplan area must plan to deliver in the periods from now to 2019 and from 2019 to 2024. In... More
    Opened 12 November 2013
  • East Lothian Path Upgrades Feasibility Study : Railway Walks Improvements

    Are you familiar with the Haddington to Longniddry Railway Walk or the Pencaitland Railway Path? Are you aware of the existence of these paths? Do you use either of these paths at present? If not, why not and what would encourage you to use these paths? East Lothian Council would like to hear what improvements would encourage you to use either (or both) of these paths for walking, cycling, horse riding or other non-motorised access? We are particularly keen to hear from people who do not... More
    Opened 28 November 2013
  • East Lothian Local Fire & Rescue Plan 2014-17 Consultation

    Consultation is now taking place in relation to the draft East Lothian Local Fire & Rescue Plan 2014-17. The Plan outlines how the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service will work with Community Planning partners to deliver sustainable improvements in the safety of communities in East Lothian. More
    Opened 6 December 2013
  • Countess Crescent Dunbar - Proposed Experimental Traffic Regulation Order

    The Council is proposing to introduce an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) in the southern section of Countess Crescent, near to the John Muir Campus of Dunbar Primary School. The Order will prohibit motorised vehicles on the southern most section of Countess Crescent, Dunbar during specified peak school travel time periods. This location has been experiencing pedestrian road safety issues caused by drivers bringing their vehicles too close to the school gates. More details can... More
    Opened 13 January 2014
  • East Lothian Council (Court Street, Haddington), Stopping Up Order 2014

    East Lothian Council has made an Order under section 1(1) and 68(1) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 stopping up a section of footpath on the south side of Court Street, Haddington. More
    Opened 3 March 2014
  • Oxwellmains to Torness Road, Stopping Up Order

    East Lothian Council has made an Order under section 1(1) and 68(1) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 stopping up a length of road described in the schedule and plan that can be viewed by following the link below. More
    Opened 3 March 2014
  • North Berwick Parking Strategy

    East Lothian Council commissioned a study of car parking in North Berwick in 2012. The report produced, 'Delivering Strategies - North Berwick Car Park Site Appraisal Report' contained a number of recommendations. Based on these recommendations, the Council is now proposing to: increase off-street parking provision in North Berwick review the town centre residents' parking scheme and its extents re-designate off-street car parks for short, medium and long... More
    Opened 24 March 2014
  • Influencing the next South East Scotland Strategic Development Plan (SDP2) – Your Say

    Following the approval of the first Strategic Development Plan (SDP) in 2013, SESplan is now starting to consider the content and shape of SDP2. Ahead of the preparation of the second Main Issues Report (MIR2), SESplan is seeking your initial views on the vision, aims and priorities for the development of South East Scotland for the next 20 years (to 2038). MIR2 will set out a series of strategic development options covering issues such as economic growth, housing, energy and... More
    Opened 18 April 2014
  • Our Health, Our Care, Our Future

    Your Chance to Help Shape Healthcare in Lothian NHS Lothian works to help people live healthier, longer lives – no matter who they are or where in the region they live. Much progress has been made, but significant challenges and opportunities lie ahead. NHS Lothian's draft strategic plan - Our Health, Our Care, Our Future - sets out what we propose to do over the coming decade to address these challenges and continue to provide a high quality, sustainable healthcare system... More
    Opened 21 May 2014
  • Consultation on draft School Session Dates - 2015/16

    Resources and People Services (Education) are consulting on the draft school session dates for 2015/16. If you would like to comment on the draft school session dates please complete the online survey. More
    Opened 27 May 2014
  • East Lothian Various Streets, Belhaven, Dunbar & West Barns, Traffic Management Order 2014

    East Lothian Council is proposing to make a Traffic Regulation Order in relation to various streets in Belhaven, Dunbar & West Barns. More information can be found at the tellmescotland website. More
    Opened 2 June 2014
  • Customer Satisfaction Exit Survey - Local Area Offices and Main Libraries

    Throughout June and early July 2014 independent interviewers will be on site within our main local area offices and libraries asking customers their views on how satisfied they are with the services they have received from our staff. We are committed to improving our services and taking on board your views about your experiences and how we can make services more customer focused. We undertook the same survey back in 2012 and with our new 2014 data we hope to see how our staff are... More
    Opened 9 June 2014
  • Countess Crescent Dunbar, Prohibition of Motor Vehicles Order 2014

    East Lothian Council proposes to make a Traffic Order to prohibit driving, except for permit holders, on a specified length of Countess Crescent between 8:30am - 9:30am and 3:00pm - 4:00pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30am - 9:30am and 11:45am - 12:45pm Friday during school term time. More
    Opened 9 June 2014
  • SESplan Housing Need and Demand Assessment 2

    The Strategic Development Planning Authority for Edinburgh and South East Scotland (SESplan) is seeking opinions on a draft Housing Need and Demand Assessment 2(HNDA2). This sets out future estimates of housing need in the SESplan area. When eventually finalised the evidence will inform options in the Main Issues Report for the second Strategic Development Plan. More
    Opened 11 June 2014
  • East Lothian Community Rail Survey

    Our two main rail lines in East Lothian have trains operated by Scotrail, Cross-Country and East Coast. The brand new East Lothian Community Rail Partnership brings together these operators and the communities they serve to jointly promote local rail travel and look for ways to improve station facilities and the interaction between rail and bus. More
    Opened 14 July 2014
  • Future Tender of Supported Public Bus Service 2015

    Three companies deliver our commercial public transport bus services in East Lothian - First Scotland East, Lothian Buses and Perryman's Buses. The Council also purchases additional supported bus services - these services provide essential links between various communities and are currently provided by companies such as Prentice Coaches and Eve Coaches. A tendering process is due to take place in relation to the purchase of supported bus services from April 2015. The tendering process will... More
    Opened 11 August 2014
  • Your Views on Scottish Public Libraries: Informing a National Strategy (Consultation by the National Strategy for Scottish Public Libraries Working Group)

    Public libraries are changing. The opportunities offered by digital technology and the challenges of reduced local budgets make ‘business as usual’ increasingly unsustainable. The National Strategy for Scottish Public Libraries Working Group has been tasked with the development of a national strategy for Scotland’s public libraries. To get this right, we need your views. Public libraries are one of the most effective ways to improve the wellbeing of communities. A national strategy... More
    Opened 9 September 2014
  • East Lothian Community Care Forum - Survey on Local Transport

    East Lothian Community Care Forum (ELCCF) is carrying out a Community Action Research Project aimed at gathering views on how disabled people and people with long term conditions access transport to get out and about. More
    Opened 2 October 2014
  • MSPs Seek Your Views on the Community Empowerment Bill

    Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill – Committee MSPs want to hear your views on the Bill The Local Government and Regeneration Committee are looking for comment from individuals on participation requests as set out in the Community Empowerment Bill and have produced a video to assist. More
    Opened 23 October 2014
  • Road Traffic Orders

    ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 East Lothian Council gives notice that it intends to make Orders under Sections 1(1), 2(1) and (2), 19 and Parts III, IV and V of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended by the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 to introduce various restrictions at the locations listed below. High Street Aberlady - Traffic Order TO 070 Hospital Road Haddington - Traffic Order TO 069 Inveresk Village Road - Traffic Order TO 079 Kirk Street... More
    Opened 3 November 2014
  • John Gray Centre Archives and Local History Service Opening Hours

    East Lothian Council is currently reviewing the opening hours of the Archives and Local History service it provides at the John Gray Centre (this review does not cover the Library and Museum services provided at the Centre). The John Gray Centre has now been open for two and a half years and we are able to consider the pattern of usage of the Archives and Local History service over this period. Whilst both services have been popular with users, we have found that very few people use... More
    Opened 10 November 2014
  • LDP Main Issues Report - Interim Environmental Report

    The Interim Environmental Report assesses the potential envrionmental effects of the Main Issues Report, and includes appendices with detailed assessment of potential development sites. More
    Opened 17 November 2014
  • Local Development Plan - Main Issues Report

    If you’re an East Lothian resident or have an interest in the future development of the area, we want to hear your views! The MIR is the first formal stage leading to the new East Lothian Local Development Plan. The consultation document sets out possible strategies for accommodating new development such as housing, business and retail in East Lothian. Following the consultation, we will consider all responses and use these in preparing the Proposed Local Development Plan, which is... More
    Opened 17 November 2014
  • Rent Level Consultation 2015-16

    East Lothian Council wants to hear Council tenants' views on the Council's proposals for rent increases for 2015/16. For the past few years, the annual rent increase has been held at 4.3%. The Council would like to increase investment in housing stock and to further improve services. To achieve this, the Council is asking tenants whether they would consider a rent increase of between 5 and 6%. An increase of this nature would allow the Council to invest further in its home... More
    Opened 18 November 2014
  • East Lothian Autism Strategy

    Work is underway to develop an East Lothian Autism Strategy. The East Lothian Partnership has been working with families, carers and professionals from health, the third sector and the local authority to produce a draft Strategy and is now keen to gather further views on what the Strategy should look like. The draft Autism Strategy sets out the commitment of the East Lothian Partnership to support people with autism, their families and carers and outlines how it plans to do this. The... More
    Opened 20 November 2014
  • Special Landscape Area Suggestion Box

    East Lothian Council is carrying out a review of its landscapes with a view to designating Special Landscape Areas. These landscapes will then be given protection through the policies of the East Lothian Local Development Plan. The Council previously designated Areas of Great Landscape Value, which date from the 1960s. The landscape of East Lothian has changed since then, and new guidance has been produced on how locally valuable landscapes should be identified. With the production of a new... More
    Opened 11 December 2014
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