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Local councillors, MPs and MEPs

Last Modified June 04, 2014

Councillors, MPs and Members of European Parliament are elected to represent you. But who are they?

Hertsmere Borough Council councillors

Hertsmere is divided into 15 wards and each ward has either two or three councillors. Councillors are elected to represent the area and help make decisions about local issues. Councillors are elected 'by thirds' for a period of four years. This means that a third of councillors get elected each year (one per ward), with no elections taking place in the fourth year.      

Find out who your Hertsmere borough councillor is, you can search by ward, name or party.

View the report of the Independent Remuneration Panel on Members' Allowances.

Other local councillors - Hertfordshire county councillors and town/parish councillors

In Hertsmere there are also county councillors and some areas have town/parish councillors.

You can find out who they are and other information via Hertfordshire County Council.

Members of Parliament (MPs)

Members of Parliament or MPs are elected in a general election, held every five years or so. Each MP serves in the House of Commons, representing their constituency.

Find out who your MP is by visiting the House of Commons website

Members of the European Parliament

Members of the European Parliament or MEPs are elected in a European election and serve for up to five years.

Further information on the European Parliament, including who your MEP is, can be obtained from the European Parliament website.


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