West Lothian Council

West Lothian Council (/ˈlðiən/) is the local authority for the West Lothian area of Scotland and has 33 elected members. Councillors are generally elected every 5 years.

West Lothian Council
Type
Type
Leadership
Provost of West Lothian
Cllr Tom Kerr, Conservative
since May 2017
Leader of the Council
Cllr Lawrence Fitzpatrick, Labour
since May 2017
Chief Executive
Graham Hope
since September 2010
Structure
Seats33
Political groups
Administration

Other parties

Elections
Single transferable vote
Last election
4 May 2017
Next election
5 May 2022
Meeting place
West Lothian Civic Centre, Livingston
Website
westlothian.gov.uk/

Overview

The Council makes its decisions at its meetings, or those of its Committees and Sub-Committees.

The Council provides services such as Education, Social Work, Housing, Highways, Street lighting and Cleansing.

The council is responsible for the co-ordination of the planning and provision of public services in West Lothian. It works closely with other public bodies such as police, fire and health, through its community planning partnership.

West Lothian Council operates country parks at Beecraigs, Polkemmet, and Almondell & Calderwood.[1]

References

  1. "Countryside and Wildlife". West Lothian Council. Retrieved 2009-12-15.


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