Allerdale

  • Council Control: Min Con
  • Conservatives 18
  • Labour 13
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 0
  • Other 18

Allerdale Independent 15, Moorclose Independent 1, non-aligned 1, 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 Secretary of State intends to abolish the council and incorporate it into a west Cumbria unitary council.Peter Little (Maryport South) moved from Allerdale Independent to non-aligned in August 2021. At byelections on 6 May, the Conservatives gained Christchurch, and Ellen and Gilcrux, from Labour; Labour gained St Johns from an Independent.

Next local elections
2023

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)
£2033.03

Upper tier authority
Cumbria