|• Body||Hackney London Borough Council|
The ward returns three councillors to Hackney London Borough Council, with elections every four years. At the previous election on 6 May 2010 Bernard Aussenberg (Conservative Party), and Labour Party candidates Edward Brown and Daniel Stevens, were returned. Turnout was 62%; with 4,803 votes cast.
On 11 April 2014, Cllr Stevens resigned leaving a vacancy until the council elections are fought on new ward boundaries in May.
In 2001, Lordship ward had a total population of 11,288. This compares with the average ward population within the borough of 10,674.