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Councillors, Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of European Parliament (MEPs)

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This section provides information about your local councillor (ward, parish or town councillor), your local Member of Parliament (MP) and your local Member of European Parliament (MEP).

You can also find out more information on how to become a councillor.

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How councillors, MPs and committees work

Details of how decisions are made in the East Riding, including information on Wards, Parishes, Councillors, Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of European Parliament (MEPs)

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Ward councillors

Information about how many wards there are, the roles of ward councillors, how to contact or find out who your ward councillor is, what the members' allowance panel is, who sits on the panel and how allowance members receive.

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Allowances for ward councillors

What allowances ward councillors can claim, how much council members receive, who decides how much members receive, increases/decreases in allowances recommended by the review panel and viewing the members' register of interests.

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Parish and town councils

Details on how many parish and town councils there are, what their role is and how to contact or find out who your councillor is.

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Becoming a councillor

Provides information on the criteria for becoming a councillor and how to become a councillor.

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Member of Parliament (MPs)

Information about the role of MPs, who your MP is, where to find more information, what the role of an MEP is, and who your MEP is. Also gives details on who the MP is for Beverley and Holderness, Brigg and Goole, East Yorkshire, Haltemprice and Howden and Hull West and Hessle.

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Members of European Parliament (MEP)

Information about the role of an MEP, and who your MEP is.

 

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