East Lothian Council
- 5 April 2012
- From the section Scotland politics
- The population of the council area stood at 96,830 in 2009. The authority employs about 4,800 people.
- East Lothian Councilhas a revenue budget of about £220m.
- Recent statistics revealed thatthe number of people aged 75and over would dramatically increase in East Lothian over the next 25 years.
- The same National Records of Scotland figures also showed that the number of children aged 0-15 would grow by 41% in the area.
- East Lothian Council has seven multi-member wards with 23 elected councillors.
- The town of Haddington, which is 20 miles east of Edinburgh, is the administrative home of East Lothian Council.