Copeland

  • Council Control: Con Mayor
  • Conservatives 12
  • Labour 17
  • Liberal Democrats 0
  • Green 0
  • Other 5

Independents 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.

The Secretary of State intends to abolish the council and incorporate it into a west Cumbria unitary council. Charles Maudling (Whitehaven Central) moved from Independent to Conservative in June 2021.

Next local elections
2023

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
District

Address
Catherine Street, Whitehaven CA28 7SJ

Phone
01946 852585

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

Council Tax (Band D)
£2038.99

Upper tier authority
Cumbria