Elected Representatives
There can be 5 layers of Elected Representative covering our village but as we do not have a Parish council there are 4.

Members of Parliament (MPs)
MPs decide what the laws of the country should be, agree taxes and public spending plans and also keep the actions of the Government under review.

Area: High Peak
MP:  Andrew Bingham
Party: Conservative


Members of the European Parliament (MEPs)
MEPs have an increasing role in deciding what the laws of the European Union should be and also keep the actions of the European Commission and other Europe-wide bodies under review.

Area: East Midlands
MEP: there are 5 MEPs that represent us in the European Parliament.


Derbyshire County Council is the authority for Education, Social Services and Highways for the area. www.derbyshire.gov.uk

Area: Glossop and Charlesworth
Councillor: Ellie Wilcox
Party: Labour

Borough Councillors
High Peak Borough Council is the authority for environment, parks and leisure, revenues, benefits, planning, community support, housing and regeneration. www.highpeak.gov.uk

Area: Padfield Ward
Councillor: Nick Longos
Party: Labour

Ellie Wilcox holds regular surgeries in the village where you can meet and talk at Padfield Congregational Church, commencing 6.30-7.30pm.

Parish and Town Councillors
Parish Council: Non-Parish-Area
Padfield is an unparished area that is not covered by a civil parish.