Allerdale

  • Council Control: Min Con
  • Conservatives 16
  • Labour 15
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 0
  • Other 18

Allerdale Independent 13, Independent 2, Moorclose, Westfield and Mossley Independents 2, St Michaels Independent 1. North-eastern coast of Cumbria, including Workington, Wigton, Cockermouth and Maryport. Previously a coalmining area; heavy industry is still present along with nuclear connections to nearby Sellafield.

The council is to be abolished on 1 April 2023 and replaced by Cumberland council. Labour held St Michael's at a byelection on 5 May, and gained Stainburn and Clifton from an Allerdale Independent at a byelection on 17 February. Carmel Bell (Crummock and Derwent Valley) and Owen Martin (Silloth and Solway Coast) moved from Conservative to Independent in February 2022. The Moorclose, Westfield and Mossbay Independents were founded in January 2022.

Next local elections
0

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
Allerdale House, Workington CA14 3YJ

Phone
01900 702702

Website
http://www.allerdale.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£2079.25

Upper tier authority
Cumbria