Government and Politics

British Citizenship

European Information

Government information

  • Communities and Local Government covers local government information from tenancies, the Big Society and your community rights
  • GOV.UK contains all the public service information under one website from money, tax and benefits to motoring
  • Number 10 is the official website of the British Prime Minister’s Office
  • Openlylocal is a project that lets you access Local Government information
  • Political Science Resources contains links to websites on politics and Government around the world
  • UK Official Documents is the official website for Command and House of Commons Papers published from 2005


UK Parliament

  • Hansard gives access to the House of Commons and the House of Lords Official Reports
  • They Work For You contains information on what your local MP is doing, providing access to debates and written answers
  • UK Parliament gives information on the House of Commons, House of Lords, bills and legislation
  • Write to Them gives you contact details for your Councillors, MPs and MEPs

There is also a range of online databases available to you through our online resources page, which can help you with your enquiries. If you want to access some of these from home then you will need a current library card. Please pop in to your local library and ask staff for details or email us at