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Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard MSP met local campaigners at the Scottish Parliament yesterday as they delivered the party's Hands off Cockenzie petition to Iain Gray MSP.

Leonard backs Cockenzie substation campaign as petition is submitted at Holyrood

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard MSP met local campaigners at the Scottish Parliament yesterday as they delivered the party's Hands off Cockenzie petition to Iain Gray MSP. Read more

Local Labour activists have stepped up the party's campaign against the SNP Government's call-in of the substation planning application at the former Cockenzie power station site.

Support grows for Cockenzie substation campaign

Local Labour activists have stepped up the party's campaign against the SNP Government's call-in of the substation planning application at the former Cockenzie power station site. Read more

A blunder by the SNP government means 3000 pensioner households in East Lothian will miss out on early winter fuel payments.

3000 local pensioner households set to miss out on early winter fuel payment

A blunder by the SNP government means 3000 pensioner households in East Lothian will miss out on early winter fuel payments. Read more

The cost to NHS Lothian of Shona Robison’s broken promise on delayed discharge has topped £84 million, the highest in Scotland, new figures today reveal.

Delayed discharge has cost local health board nearly £85 million

The cost to NHS Lothian of Shona Robison’s broken promise on delayed discharge has topped £84 million, the highest in Scotland, new figures today reveal. Read more

East Lothian Labour Party's petition demanding that the SNP Government return the right to decide on the Inch Cape substation planning application at the former Cockenzie power station to local councillors has already passed 700 signatures, just one week after it was launched.

More than 700 people sign Cockenzie petition in first week

East Lothian Labour Party's petition demanding that the SNP Government return the right to decide on the Inch Cape substation planning application at the former Cockenzie power station to local... Read more

East Lothian Labour Party has given its full backing to demands for the SNP Government to reverse its call-in of the Inch Cape planning application for an electricity substation at Cockenzie.

Local party backs demands for SNP to reverse Cockenzie call-in

East Lothian Labour Party has given its full backing to demands for the SNP Government to reverse its call-in of the Inch Cape planning application for an electricity substation at... Read more

Scottish Labour has revealed the cost of SNP austerity to individual people in East Lothian and across Scotland.

Individual cost of SNP austerity revealed

Scottish Labour has revealed the cost of SNP austerity to individual people in East Lothian and across Scotland. Read more

Members of East Lothian Labour Party were campaigning for an end to Scotland’s housing crisis over the weekend as part of Scottish Labour’s campaign ‘Action Day’.

Local members join call for end to Scotland's housing crisis

Members of East Lothian Labour Party were campaigning for an end to Scotland’s housing crisis over the weekend as part of Scottish Labour’s campaign ‘Action Day’. Read more

East Lothian’s Labour Councillors, responding to council officials’ consultation on the council budget for the next 3 years, issued the following statement:

Save our services and end the cuts to our Council

East Lothian’s Labour Councillors, responding to council officials’ consultation on the council budget for the next 3 years, issued the following statement: Read more

The Executive Committee of East Lothian Labour Party has passed a motion supporting members of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) in their dispute with Royal Mail.

Local party backs CWU in Royal Mail dispute

The Executive Committee of East Lothian Labour Party has passed a motion supporting members of the Communications Workers Union (CWU) in their dispute with Royal Mail. Read more

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