- Published: Friday, 15 June 2012 11:00
- Written by Jonathan Walker
Have you ever thought about getting involved in local politics - but decided it's not for you?
If so, MPs want to find out why - and how things could be changed to encourage more people to get involved.
The Communities and Local Government Committee at the House of Commons is inviting anyone who has considered standing to become a councillor to get in touch.
That includes people who actually did stand in local elections, including sitting councillors, as well as anyone who chose not to.