A Regional STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN (SESplan) will establish how much land is needed for housing, business and other development and where it should be located for the next 20 years. It covers the City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, the southern part of Fife, Midlothian, Scottish Borders and West Lothian.

A new SDP is being prepared.. Click HERE for the MIR (Main Issues Report). It was consulted on from 21 July to 15 September to take effect in 2017. We consulted you (our constituents) for your views. HERE is a link to an ‘easy read guide’of the questions which will help you to follow OUR RESPONSES. These have has been acknowledged.

SESplan reviewed all comments received and took these into consideration when preparing the next Strategic Development Plan. HERE are our comments on that plan which has now been submitted to the Scottish Ministers; click HERE to follow its progress.