Local and Government

Listed below are some organisations / support groups that provide information and advice about Local Authorities and Government.
Although the information was originally collected for use within the Linlithgow community we hope the list could be useful to others.

For further information on any of the organisations - just follow the website link/s or where there are no website links available email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Cost of living support Scotland

Check you're getting all the support available to you to help with the cost of living on the Scottish Government mygov.scot website. There may be support available you do not know about. For other areas of the UK go to the UK Government website.

Council Tax

UK government website that provides information on working out: your Council Tax, who has to pay, discounts for full-time students, discounts for disabled people, second homes and empty properties, paying your bill).

European Parliament Information

Website provides an overview of the parliament and the work it does, members and links to issues.


UK government website providing information and online services for the public. Email available through website. Formerly Directgov

National Cyber Security Centre NCSC

Provides advice to protect you and your family, and the technology you rely on to stay safe online when banking, shopping, streaming and social media. Including advice on common cyber issues such as dealing with suspicious emails, to being hacked, having your username and password stolen. 

Scottish Parliament 

Information about the Scottish Parliament, Members, debates etc.

Scottish Parliament Members

Information about Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) obtainable from the Scottish Parliament website

UK Parliament: Westminster

Information about UK parliament, MPs etc. Different email addresses for different enquiries - see website

West Lothian Council

West Lothian Council information and services.

West Lothian Councillors

Elected representatives of wards in West Lothian. For information about councillors access West Lothian Council's website and look under C within the A - Z services section.