Have your say
Register to vote
Registering to vote is quick and simple. It will mean that you have the right to vote at elections, and being registered could also improve your credit rating.
There are 75 elected councillors in Sunderland, they are there to represent your views.
Get involved in a local group or network
We have produced a directory called 'Your community...your say' which contains information and contact details to let you know about local groups and networks.
Find out more about the council's approach to consultation and how you can get involved.
Volunteering - information and advice
Volunteering is an important expression of citizenship and is essential to democracy.
There are five Area Committees appointed by the Council to ensure improved service delivery at a local level in the context of best value and more efficient, transparent and accountable decision making.
Partners' consultation websites
You can also visit our partners' websites direct for more information about how you can give your views to them.