Council and democracy
Local democracy is about local people having a say on issues in their area, the council working with residents in Lambeth to improve services, and ensuring that the council makes decisions in the community's best interest.
To find your councillor and ward by postcode go to: Find your councillor and ward.
In this section you can access a wide range of information and documents relating to the council's decision making processes, find out about forthcoming council meetings and obtain contact details for your local political representatives.
We encourage feedback about our services so that we can address any problems, learn from them and prevent them from happening again.
Public involvement is at the heart of good decision making, so we provide a variety of resources for members of the public who want to know how, when and on what we consult, and what the outcomes of consultation are.
Information on departments within Lambeth Council.
Information on Lambeth's elected representatives, including councillors, the council's Cabinet, the Leader of the Council, the Mayor of Lambeth, MPs and MEPs.
Find out about your rights to see data we hold on you, your right of access to information produced in the course of the council's work, and our scheme for publishing information.
Guides to elections and voting, how the council makes decisions, our Constitution and Forward Plan, and how to get involved in local decision-making in Lambeth including e-Petitions.
Lambeth First is the borough's award-winning Local Strategic Partnership (LSP). Local Strategic Partnerships bring together local residents, businesses, public sector, private sector and voluntary and community groups. In Lambeth our LSP is chaired by the leader of Lambeth Council and its two key priorities are worklessness and becoming a Cooperative Borough.
This section aims to demonstrate our commitment to our ethos of making a difference. We are dedicated to making a real difference to anyone who contacts us, uses our services, or works with us whether they are a local resident, business, partner, or supplier.
Our scrutiny process explained, including information on scrutiny committees, sub-committees and commissions, and how you can get involved.
The Statistics and census information pages contain information about Lambeth and its residents. The most recent and most comprehensive information about the borough’s population comes from the Census held on the 27 March 2011. The Census data is being released in phases by the Office of National Statistics until late 2013.
The Lambeth Youth Council is run by young people for young people. It highlights issues of concern to them, allows them to influence policies that affect them and trains them to make a positive effect in their communities.