West Lothian Community Choices is a platform for citizen participation.

This guide explains what each of the West Lothian Community Choices sections are for and how they work.

  • Voting
  • Transforming Your Council
  • Community Choices



During a proccess, when a number of options are available for spending the funds, we'll put it to a public vote. This is done via the  Voting section.

To participate in the voting you must be signed up to MyGovScot MyAccount.  If you've not done so already, you can register for one here:  Signing up gives you access to a wider range of council services including:

  • MyWestlothian - provides customers with safe and secure portal - similar to online banking - where they can carry out a range of services such as reporting potholes, requesting additional bins, booking bulky uplifts and paying their Council Tax.
  • - provides parents with access to a growing suite of online services, including information about a child's education and transactions such as applying for placement requests, paying for school meals and other non-meal purchases.



Transforming Your Council

In the Transforming Your Council section, customers participate in the drafting and modification of regulations affecting West Lothian and can give their opinion on public policies in previous debates.


Community Choices

The Community Choices section helps people make a direct decision on what part of a public budget is spent on.


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