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Community Governance Reviews

Town and parish councils can request a review of their governance to be carried out by Allerdale Borough Council. A review could look at the boundaries, the number of councillors, or whether the council should merge with another.

The reviews are usually carried out by a working group of Allerdale councillors for the relevant area. This group consults with the local community, comes up with a recommendation and this is voted on by Allerdale Borough Council's councillors.

There are currently reviews into the governance of the following town and parish councils: