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  • East Lothian Council COVID-19 Rural Economy Survey

    The Council’s Connected Economy Rural Recovery Group would like to hear from people in East Lothian’s rural communities about their experience of COVID-19 and its impact on rural businesses and the rural economy. The Group is made up of local Councillors, Council Officers, rural sector... More
    Closes 31 August 2021
  • Common Good Consultation

    Under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015, councils are required to publish a list of all Common Good assets in its care – generally property or land which was formerly owned by town councils. The Council also holds Common Good assets such as paintings, chains of office and... More
    Closes 20 August 2021
  • Covid 19 Tenants Survey

    We know that many households have been affected financially by COVID-19. East Lothian Council’s Rent Income Team is committed to ensuring all tenants receive help and support when needed, therefore we are asking Council tenants to complete a short survey to tell us how the current... More
    Closes 27 July 2021
  • THE EAST LOTHIAN COUNCIL (VARIOUS ROADS – PRESTONPANS) (PROHIBITION & RESTRICTION ON WAITING, LOADING & UNLOADING ETC), VARIATION ORDER No: 1

    A copy of the proposed Order, Schedule, plan showing the extent of the restrictions and the statement of reasons for making the Order are available on the council’s website at www.eastlothian.gov.uk and on www.tellmescotland.gov.uk Any person may question the validity of the... More
    Closes 26 July 2021
  • Library Survey 2021

    Like many aspects of everyday life the library service has been operating in a very different way for the past year. By undertaking this survey we want to make sure that as we emerge from lockdown we are providing a library service that is relevant for the future and which people will continue... More
    Closes 11 July 2021
  • East Lothian Council website survey 2021

    Tell us about your experience of using our website. We are interested to hear your views if you live or work in East Lothian. More
    Closes 11 July 2021
  • Scottish Government's Local Place Plan Regulations consultation

    Local Place Plans are a new type of community led plan giving people an opportunity to develop proposals for the development and use of land in the place where they live. They will not replace Local Development Plans but will provide more detail for smaller areas. They will be drawn up by... More
    Closes 25 June 2021
  • Early Learning and Childcare: August 2021 Intake

    The link below is for those parents/carers who have received an offer of a nursery place for August 2021 to respond to confirm the acceptance or refusal of the place. Parents/carers of children already attending a nursery offering a 48 week placement from August 2021... More
    Closed 4 June 2021
  • THE EAST LOTHIAN COUNCIL (VARIOUS ROADS – PRESTONPANS) (PROHIBITION & RESTRICTION ON WAITING, LOADING & UNLOADING ETC),VARIATION ORDER NO: 1

    ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 THE EAST LOTHIAN COUNCIL (VARIOUS ROADS – PRESTONPANS) (PROHIBITION & RESTRICTION ON WAITING, LOADING & UNLOADING ETC), VARIATION ORDER NO: 1 ... More
    Closed 4 June 2021
  • Notice of proposed order to exempt land from Access Rights

    Notice is hereby given under Section 11(2)(b) of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 (the “Act”) that East Lothian Council proposes to make The East Lothian Council (Scottish Open, The Renaissance Club) (Exemption) Order 2021 (the “Order”) under Section 11(1) of the Act. More
    Closed 24 May 2021
  • Community Justice Local Outcome Improvement Plan 2021-24

    Welcome to the second East Lothian Community Justice Local Outcome Improvement Plan. This Plan details our ambitions as a Community Justice Partnership to improve the lives of people wherever they are on the justice pathway - working with children and young people to prevent them... More
    Closed 16 May 2021
  • East Lothian Primary Care Improvement Plan

    East Lothian’s Primary Care Improvement Plan was developed in collaboration with primary care professionals, primary care representatives, stakeholders, service managers, the third sector and planners. It aims to develop a model of care which: Develops a multidisciplinary team approach... More
    Closed 30 April 2021
  • Print and Mail Communications

    Since Covid there has been a decrease in hard-copy letters being sent to customers and being received by the Council. The Council is considering how best to manage mail and correspondence in the future and would welcome your input to allow us to design a system that meets your needs. ... More
    Closed 22 April 2021
  • COVID Spring Hardship Payment Application

    COVID spring hardship payment On 16 February 2021 the Cabinet Secretary for Finance announced a £100 COVID spring hardship payment would be made to families for each child in receipt of Free School Meals because of low income and that this would include eligible pre-school aged children... More
    Closed 1 April 2021
  • Key Worker Application for in-school learning and childcare March 2021

    Early learning settings have now reopened and P1-P3 pupils have returned to school on a full-time basis. Pupils in S4-S6 can also go into school on a part-time basis if they have practical work for their national qualifications. As a result of the First Minister's announcement on... More
    Closed 21 March 2021
  • Early Learning and Childcare: EASTER 2021

    The Scottish Government is committed to increasing the funded entitlement to Early Learning & Childcare for all eligible 3-4 year olds and eligible 2 year olds from 600 hours to 1140 hours. This was due to be introduced across all settings (local authority and funded providers) from August... More
    Closed 19 March 2021
  • Learning Estate Review: Pre-Consultation

    We want to hear your views on the East Lothian Council School Estate. East Lothian Council’s vision is to develop a modern, safe, sustainable learning estate that enhances and supports communities while improving the lives of families equally, no matter what area they are in. ... More
    Closed 15 March 2021
  • Land Management Rules for East Lothian

    East Lothian Council, in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 112 of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982, intends making Land Management Rules for the Council’s Countryside sites, Parks, Nature Reserves and Greenspace which are intended to facilitate the use of these areas in a... More
    Closed 1 March 2021
  • Rent Consultation 2021-2022

    Every year East Lothian Council consults with tenants, tenants and residents groups, and East Lothian Tenants and Residents Panel (ELTRP) on our proposals to increase rents. The council's existing budget plans are built around a five per cent increase over the next few years. However, taking... More
    Closed 12 February 2021
  • Primary One Enrolment August 2021 - Application for Catchment School Place

    We are now making arrangements for the enrolment of pupils to their first year of primary education in August 2021. Any child whose fifth birthday falls between 1 March 2021 and the last day of February 2022 is eligible to start school in August 2021. P1 enrolment letters were... More
    Closed 10 February 2021
  • Key Worker Application for in-school learning and childcare from 25th January 2021

    As a result of the First Minister's announcement on Monday 4th January 2021, schools will be closed to most children other than children of key workers and the most vulnerable until 29th January 2021. East Lothian Council requires key workers to apply for in-school learning and... More
    Closed 17 January 2021
  • Key Worker Application for in-school learning and childcare from 18th January 2021

    As a result of the First Minister's announcement on Monday 4th January 2021, schools will be closed to most children other than children of key workers and the most vulnerable until 29th January 2021. East Lothian Council requires key workers to apply for in-school learning and... More
    Closed 11 January 2021
  • Key Worker Application for in-school childcare and learning January 2021

    As a result of the First Minister's announcement of 19 December 2020, East Lothian Council requires key workers to apply for in-school childcare for Thursday 7th to Friday 8th January 2021 and for in-school learning for Monday 11th to Friday 15th January 2021. From Monday 18th January... More
    Closed 29 December 2020
  • East Lothian Integration Joint Board - Equality Outcomes 2021-2025

    The Equality Act 2010  requires all public bodies (such as councils and the health service) to publish equality outcomes at least every four years. Equality outcomes aim to achieve specific and identifiable improvements in people’s life chances, eliminate discrimination and foster good... More
    Closed 22 December 2020
  • What do you think of current visual impairment services?

    East Lothian and Midlothian Health and Social Care Partnerships are putting in place a new contract to support adults over 16 with visual impairment and we need to better understand your needs and views. We are also interested to hear your views on implementing the Scottish Government strategy... More
    Closed 4 December 2020
  • Accommodation Survey

    East Lothian Council is inviting all accommodation providers in East Lothian to take park in this short survey to aid the COVID economic reset and recovery. Your participation will help to ensure that there is full engagement across the sector and that your views will contribute to the recovery... More
    Closed 30 November 2020
  • Public Entertainment Resolution

    Notice is hereby given that East Lothian Council proposes to amend their current resolutuion relative to the licensing of Public Entertainment activities. The amended propsal is attahced hereto. Any person or body wishing to make objections or representations in relation to this intended... More
    Closed 27 November 2020
  • Inclusion, Equality & Accessibility Policy Consultation

    East Lothian Council believes that inclusion, equality and accessibility are essential components for schools to achieve equity and excellence in education for all our children and young people. An inclusive approach, with a celebration of diversity and an ambition for all... More
    Closed 12 November 2020
  • Respect for All (Anti-Bullying Policy) Consultation

    East Lothian Council is in the process of developing a new policy in line with the Scottish Government's national approach to anti-bullying for Scotland's children and young people. “Bullying is both behaviour and impact; the impact is on a person’s capacity to feel in control of... More
    Closed 12 November 2020
  • Wallyford secondary learning facility PAN

    Design proposals have been developed for a new, additional secondary learning facility at Wallyford to serve the Musselburgh area. Additional secondary school facilities are needed to accommodate a growing school roll in the area due to ongoing and planned housing development. A site... More
    Closed 19 October 2020
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