Local Government Election 2022 Results

The count for the election will take place at West Lothian College on Friday 6 May 2022. The results will be made available using the link above.

Deaths

Help and advice when coping with a bereavement.

PLEASE NOTE: Wearing a face covering is compulsory if you are entering the Building for any Registration Service. This will apply at the Bathgate Partnership Centre and Livingston Office.

Our Registration service for Births and Deaths are currently being completed remotely over the telephone.

For Death registrations a callback from one of the registrars will be made once the certifying doctor has forwarded the medical cause of death certificate to the registration office by email along with contact details for next of kin. If you have any enquiries about registering a death during this difficult time then you can contact our office on either 01506 281897 and 01506 282914 or by email registration@westlothian.gov.uk

Information on how to register a death.
How to Register a Still Birth
When someone dies abroad or in England, Wales or Northern Ireland you can bring the body back to Scotland once you have received the certificate of death and an authorisation for the removal of the body from the country of death from the appropriate authorities.
West Lothian Council manages and maintains all council owned cemeteries, churchyards and war memorials.
There are a range of advice and support options available to you in the event of a loved one passing away to help you with your loss.
Funeral poverty is an increasing reality for many people throughout the UK who find themselves in a position where the cost of a funeral outweighs their ability to pay.

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