Bishop Burton has a parish council that is part of the Beverley Rural Ward of the East Riding of Yorkshire. The councillors are elected by the village and there is a part-time clerk, Margaret Hebb.

The councillors as at 20th May 2019 are:

  • Sue Ellerington (Chair)
  • Martin Gray (Vice-Chair)
  • Leonard Byass
  • Jonathan Dolton
  • Mark Hoddinott
  • Bryn Jones
  • Andrew Oxtoby
  • David Oxtoby
  • Jack Wray

The duties and powers of a parish council are described in this Wikipedia entry.

The Council can be contacted by email using the address bishopburtonparishcouncil@yahoo.co.uk