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  • Draft Equality Plan Survey

    The Draft Equality Plan 2021-2025 has been drafted at a time of unprecedented challenge – locally, nationally and globally – caused by the COVID pandemic. We know that there is an equality dimension to the pandemic, with women, disabled people and minority ethnic communities particularly... More
    Closed 8 October 2021
  • Draft Poverty Plan Survey

    Tackling the causes and effects of poverty in East Lothian is one of the, if not the, most important priorities for East Lothian Council as we begin to recover from the COVID pandemic. "Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection... More
    Closed 26 September 2021
  • 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
    Closed 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
    Closed 20 August 2021
  • Draft East Lothian Corporate Parenting Plan 2021-2023

    Children and young people who are care experienced or who are looked after have the poorest outcomes of all children and young people in Scotland. The East Lothian Corporate Parenting Plan 2021-2023 was produced in partnership with the East Lothian Champions Board. The East... More
    Closed 7 August 2021
  • Markle Level Crossing Replacement Project

    Tell us what you think about the proposal to close Markle level crossing and replace it with a new road and bridge to the south of the settlement of Markle. More
    Closed 31 July 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
    Closed 27 July 2021
  • Museums Service Survey 2021

    East Lothian Council operates 4 museums directly, supports the operation of 3 community museums, provides loan collections to schools, care homes and community groups, supports community exhibitions, runs an exhibition, events and activities programme and manages the ELC Museum Collection &... More
    Closed 25 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
    Closed 14 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
    Closed 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
    Closed 25 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • ClimatEvolution

    ClimatEvolution sets out an overall vision for the future development and use of land in and around Tranent, Prestonpans, Cockenzie/Port Seton, Macmerry and Longniddry, Blindwells new settlement and the former Cockenzie Power Station site. ClimatEvolution is not a fixed... More
    Closed 16 October 2020
  • Wheelchair Accessible Housing in East Lothian

    In 2019, the Scottish Government brought in a requirement for all local authorities to set a realistic target within its Local Housing Strategy for the delivery of wheelchair accessible housing across all housing, reporting annually on progress. The Scottish Government have defined Wheelchair... More
    Closed 12 October 2020
  • Development Proposal for Fa'side Lodge, Tranent

    East Lothian Council are currently at the design stage of a development proposal for the site of the previous nursing home ‘Fa’side Lodge’ at the top of Church Street, Tranent. The proposal is to develop 28 council properties with a mix of 2 and 3 bedroom bungalows and 1... More
    Closed 9 August 2020
  • Children and Young People's Strategic Plan Priorities

    We want all East Lothian children and young people to have the best life. To do this, we need to create the Children and Young People's Service Plan for 2020 to 2023. It will list all the things we need to do to make your lives better, including things that have happened because of COVID-19. More
    Closed 7 August 2020
  • Near Me Video Consultations

    The Scottish Government team behind Near Me has launched a major engagement exercise and public survey to find out what people think about the service and how it might be improved for the future. Alongside this contact is being made with a wide range of stakeholders including third sector,... More
    Closed 24 July 2020
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