Independents 6. 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.
Graham Calvin (Moor Row and Bigrigg) and Tom Higgins (Egremont) moved from Labour to Independent in November 2020. Mayor Mike Starkie moved from Independent to Conservative in June 2020. Whitehaven Central has a vacant seat (held by Labour).
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