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East Lothian

Partnership Info

Area Overview

  • Population: (c) 104,800
  • Location: East Coast of Scotland
  • Size: 679 square kilometres

Key Contacts

Community Planning Partnership Aims and Structures
Details of these can be found within the East Lothian Single Outcome Agreement 2013-2023.

Further area profile, policy and partnership information for East Lothian can also be found on the East Lothian Community Planning Partnership Website.

Management Information System 
To be advised….

Key Documents

Employability Strategies / Action Plans / Business Plans 
East Lothian Youth Employment Activity Plan (January 2019)

Youth Employability Activity (16-24 yr olds)
Local Authorities were asked to provide an overview of the activity being delivered in their area to support young people toward and into work. A pipeline mapping document was produced during 2012 and will be updated when necessary by the Local Authority.   


NOMIS Local Authority Labour Market Profiles
The East Lothian Labour Market Profile brings together data from several sources, and includes information on employment/ unemployment, economic inactivity, employment by occupation, qualifications, earnings by residence, out-of-work benefits and jobs (total jobs/ employee jobs).

Skills Development Scotland
Skills Development Scotland have prepared local labour market information and intelligence for each of the unitary authorities in Scotland that includes:

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (SNS)
East Lothian SNS Standard Area Profile covers a range of small area statistics including information on health, education, poverty, unemployment, housing, population, crime and social / community issues at the data zone level and above.

Community Health Partnership Profile

Assurance and improvements plans 2012-15
Audit Scotland Assurance and Improvement Plans set out an assessment of performance risks for each council in Scotland.  AIPs are valuable at highlighting themes about which councils should be working to provide themselves - as well as their LAN - with assurance that risks to performance are being managed effectively. View the East Lothian Assurance and Improvement Plan.

Case Studies

Here you can read case studies giving details of different programmes and success stories in the area:

Further Information 

Here you can find documents and news stories about initiatives that have taken place in the local area.

  • East Lothian Works opens its doors 19 April 2013
    Monday was a landmark day for East Lothian, as the new central point of contact for advice on jobs, training and skills development 'East Lothian Works' officially opened its doors to provide a 'joined-up' support service to local people and businesses. Visitors will have access to services, advice and training provided by East Lothian Council, the Business Gateway, Job Centre Plus, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh College, Social Enterprise East Lothian and Skills Development Scotland - all under the one roof, as well as signposting to a range of relevant services.

Local Services

Local services will appear here


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