Independent 4, UK Independence Party 1. Border city in Cumbria, originally a mill town and later an important railway centre. The district also includes a large rural area with agriculture leading the local economy.
At byelections on 6 May the Conservatives gained Harraby South and Parklands, and Newtown and Morton North, from Labour; Labour held Cathedral and Castle. Elections due in 2021 have been postponed by a year to allow a consultation on unitary local government in Cumbria.
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