You have several elected representatives at different levels of government.
Your 2 Shacklewell councillors represent you on the Hackney Borough Council. The Borough Council is responsible for local services, including planning, council housing, rubbish collection, local roads, and public paths. Most councillors are not paid a salary, but get a basic allowance for the work they do.
Your North East London Assembly Member represents you on the London Assembly. Areas covered include the Mayor's budget, culture, sport and tourism, health, planning, transport, and trunk roads.
11 London Assembly list members also represent you.
Your Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP represents you in the House of Commons. The House of Commons is responsible for making laws in the UK and for overall scrutiny of all aspects of government.