You have several elected representatives at different levels of government.
Your 3 Rushey Green councillors represent you on the Lewisham 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 Greenwich and Lewisham 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 Lewisham East 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.
Your 8 London MEPs represent you in the European Parliament. They scrutinise proposed European laws and the budget of the European Union, and provide oversight of its other decision-making bodies.