Politics and government
Find out about the way our country is run and how the European Union affects you.
Find out how Northern Ireland is governed.
Interested in politics?
Would you like to find out more about how the political system works and what MLAs are doing about the issues that really matter to you? For more information, visit the Where is my Public Servant website (WIMPS).
Voting and elections
Elections let the public have their say on who should be making the decisions in government by voting for Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) and Members of Parliament (MPs) to represent them. Find out how the voting system works and who is representing your local area.
- Find your local MLA (do it online section)
- Find your local MP (do it online section)
- Voting at an election (government, citizens and rights section)
How the Assembly works
There are 108 MLAs working for you in the Northern Ireland Assembly, but do you know what they do all day? Take a look at what goes on in Parliament Buildings here.
Northern Ireland and the World
A guide to Northern Ireland's relationship with the European Union, Nato, the Commonwealth and the United Nations
Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People
Find out more about the work of the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People on the following website.