East Lothian Partnership Governance Group
The East Lothian Partnership Governance Group is the governing body of the wider East Lothian Partnership. The Governance Group's role is to provide strategic and collaborative leadership, driving performance and ensuring good governance to deliver the outcomes contained within the East Lothian Plan 2017-2027 (our Local Outcomes Improvement Plan).
The Governance Group also maintains an oversight of the six Locality Plans (referred to locally as 'Area Plans') and plays an enabling role in their delivery to help ensure they fulfil their purpose in terms of addressing inequality as defined in the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.
Membership of the Governance Group
The core membership of the Governance Group consists of the five statutory partners who have responsibility under section 13 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 to facilitate community planning and take reasonable steps to ensure that the community planning partnership carries out its functions efficiently and effectively. The statutory partners are:
- East Lothian Council
- NHS Lothian
- Police Scotland
- The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
- Scottish Enterprise
In addition to the statutory partners listed above, membership of the Governance Group includes:
- The Third Sector Interface, STRiVE
- Edinburgh College