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Influence decisions

From crime to conservation, schools to speed-bumps, have your voice heard.
Visit the consultation hub to find out about our upcoming, open and closed consultations.
Submit or view a petition
Find out how to start a petition and what happens after you submit it, or see current petitions.
Get involved in health and social care
Healthwatch Lewisham gives local people a better say in how local health and social care services meet the needs of their local community.    
Ask a question at a council meeting
Find out how you can make an enquiry or raise an issue at a Council meeting.
School governors
Every school has a governing body to represent the public in the running of schools. School governors bring perspectives from ordinary life and work with the staff and Council to help secure the best possible education for the children in the school.
Increasing participation in local democracy
Find out how we’re improving local democracy.
Young citizens' panel: a voice for young people
Find out about the work of our young citizens' panel.