Democracy and elections
There are many ways you can take part in local decision-making, from voting in elections to asking Public Questions. The pages below outline how decisions are made, and how you can get involved.
Add your name to the electoral register so that you can vote in elections.
One of the easiest and most popular ways of engaging in the democratic process is to sign a petition. You can now submit your petition online.
Our constitution sets out how the council operates, how decisions are made and the procedures that are followed to ensure that these decisions are efficient, transparent and accountable to local people.
Find out about forthcoming elections, update your details on the electoral register, or register to vote.
The forward plan is a list of all key decisions to be made over the next one to four months, either by the Executive or by officers under delegated powers.
Decisions of the London Borough of Lambeth are made by local councillors, or officers under their guidance. Councillors are elected by local residents to represent a local area or ward. Lambeth has 63 elected councillors. They represent people in 21 wards, with three councillors for each ward.
Find out how you can get involved in local democracy.