How Local Government Works

Getting Started

Useful links for anyone interested in the basics of how local government works:

Hounslow Council Structure

Audit Committee Borough Council Central Hounslow Area (Monitoring) Central Hounslow Area Committee (Planning) Ciswick Area Committee (Monitoring) Chiswick Area Committee (Planning) Executive Heston and Cranford Area Committee (Monitoring) Heston and Cranford Area Committee (Planning) Isleworth and Brentford Area Committee (Monitoring) Isleworth and Brentford Area Committee (Planning) Local Strategic Partnership Overview and Scrutiny Committee Standards Committee Sustainable Development Committee West Area Committee (Monitoring) West Area Committee (Planning) Licensing Committee Local Agenda 21 (LA21)

The Liberal Democrats' manifesto for Hounslow - the policies we are campaigning for as Hounslow's effective opposition

Hounslow Council Liberal Democrat Group Standing Orders

Links to resources on Hounslow Council:

Further Reading

Useful books to read (which can be bought from Amazon):

Policy into practice

Citizenship