The current MP for the area is Nadine Dorries MP, Conservative.
- Her views on major issues in Parliament can be found on They Work For You
- She has a Twitter feed and her own blog
The village comes within Central Bedfordshire Council.
Central Bedfordshire Councillors for the village (covered by Ampthill ward) are:
Also resident in the village is the Leader of Central Beds Council, Cllr James Jamieson
The village has its own polling station at the village hall for local and national elections, and its inhabitants are moderately active in local politics in Bedfordshire and beyond.