Lobbying politicians: how do I find out who represents my local area?
An important part of our work is writing to politicians either to:-
- make representations on behalf of a constituent
- lobbying for change
- keep them informed of relevant issues
If you are not sure which politician represents you the following links will help you identify the correct person and their contact details.
- Write To Them (database of local, regional and national politicians by post code areas)
- Members of UK Parliament by name/constituency/post code
- Members of UK Parliament by Political Party
- Find out more about your MP and how they work for you
- Members of the House of Lords
- UK Members of European Parliament
- Up My Street (who is my council representative)
UK Local Government web sites
- Find Local Council’s (DirectGov)
- County Councils, District and Unitary Authorities (Maps)
- County District and Borough Councils (by alphabetical list)
- Town and Parish Councils
- Devolved administrations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
- Scotland and Northern Ireland
If you want to send a single email to all MPs, SMP, AM or local councillors (at once) you can do so at the UK Father Parliamentary Megaphone website
Tagish also publish a useful gateway to all central, regional and local government, web sites by Ministerial relevance including, government offices, agencies, non departmental public bodies for England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
You can also find a listing of trade unions, professional bodies and related organisations here