Independent 5. West Cumbria coast, including Whitehaven and also the Sellafield nuclear complex which is the main local employer. Inland includes some of the Lake District. Mike Starkie has been Independent Mayor since 2015.
Whitehaven Central has a vacant seat (held by Labour). Ged McGrath (Black Combe and Scafell) moved from Conservative to Independent in November 2019.
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