Council and Democracy

Here you can find information on:

  • the Council, Cabinet and Committees
  • meeting dates, agendas, reports and minutes
  • how Midlothian Council works
  • how decisions are made
  • how to get in touch with your Councillors
  • the Council's governance arrangements


Latest updates from the Council Chamber:

You are able to watch Council and the Planning Committee (with effect from 9 October 2018) meetings via the Council webcast archive by following this link: Council webcasting


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To ask about the democratic process in Midlothian Council, contact the Democratic Services team on 0131 270 7500 or email