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How to get involved in council decisions

Speak to your local councillor

Your councillor is there to represent you when council decisions are being made. You can ring or email your councillor and many councillors hold ward surgeries. Ward surgeries are drop-in sessions which you can attend without an appointment.

Find your councillor

Attending or speaking at a council meeting

Council meetings are held in public and you are always welcome to come along. Most meetings have time at the start reserved for people in the city to come along and speak.

Attend or speak at council meetings

Voting and elections

Whatever your political views, it’s important that you register to vote and then you can exercise your right to vote at all elections.

Information on registering to vote and becoming a councillor.


Consultations enable you to have your say about how we work and what we plan to do. Consultation makes our policies, strategies and services more effective by helping them to reflect your views.

Consultations - have your say


Petitions are a call to action from a group of people in the city to the council. You can submit a petition to full council or certain committees of the council. 

Setting up or signing petitions and presenting them to the council

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