Cumbria

  • Council Control: Lab/LD
  • Conservatives 38
  • Labour 26
  • Liberal Democrats 16
  • Green 1
  • Other 3

Independent non-aligned 2, Independent 1. North-westernmost county of England, with most population around the coast and the Lake District in the centre. Had a rare Labour/Conservative coalition excluding the Liberal Democrats in 2009-13.

The Liberal Democrats gained Corby and Hayton from an Independent at a byelection on 26 August. Sol Wielkopolski (Newbarns and Parkside) returned to the Conservatives after a brief time as an Independent in August 2021. The Secretary of State intends to divide the county into two new unitary councils. At byelections on 6 May, the Conservatives gained Cockermouth North from the Liberal Democrats, and St John's and Great Clifton from an Independent; the Green Party gained Ulverston West from the Conservatives.

Next local elections
2022

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
County

Address
The Courts, Carlisle CA3 8NA

Phone
01228 606060

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