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The role of the Community Council is to represent the interests of the residents of Queen’s Park.

The council consists of 12 councillors (sometimes called ‘members’ of the council), working with paid officers.

Councillors are elected every four years. They are ordinary members of the public who carry out an unpaid democratic role to represent other members of their community. To become a community councillor, residents can stand as independents, as a representative of a minor party, or a registered political party. All Queen’s Park Community Councillors have so far stood as independents.

The officers advise the council on legal issues and regulations. They manage projects, events and information. They also carry out the council’s decisions and manage the finances.

The council also works closely with:

  • Volunteers who contribute to working groups, to specific projects, in preparing and distributing The Queen’s Park Voice, and in organising and running events
  • Other agencies, such as Paddington Development Trust, Open Age, Avenues Youth Project, as well as other public authorities.

Queen’s Park Community Council has a number of working groups. There are also formal committees, for Human Resources and for Appeals. The committees comprise only councillors. The working groups are open to other residents who bring additional ideas, energy and representativeness to the council’s work.

Working groups may gather information, discuss new ideas, and organise activities. They also make recommendations to council – they cannot take decisions of their own. The groups report as and when is appropriate to meetings of the full council. Council can request a working group to consider particular issues or to carry out certain tasks. The full list of working groups can be found below. Click on a working group below to see what each one has been set up to achieve.

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Our Working Groups

Air Quality

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Children And Young People

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Environment And Open Spaces

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Events And Socials

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Forward Planning

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Grants Panel

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Planning

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Public And Community Arts

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Queen's Park Voice

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