Elections for the new Cumberland Council
Elections for the Cumberland Council were held on Thursday 5 May 2022. These elected councillors for a new unitary authority - Cumberland Council.
Vesting day for the new councils is 1 April 2023. From this day Cumberland Council will provide district and county council services across the current areas of Allerdale, Carlisle and Copeland.
The new Cumberland Council will have 46 councillors.
The councillors will initially sit on a Shadow Authority until Vesting day, and then serve on the new councils for a further four-year term.
See the results on the website for the Shadow Authority for Cumberland Council.
Declaration of Result of Poll
Notice of Election
The Notices of Election can be found below:
Who is standing for election?
The deadline for nominations has closed. The Statements of Persons Nominated detail who is standing for election:
Notice of Election Agents
The following outlines the Notice of Election Agents
Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Places
Cumberland Joint Committee meetings
Two committees (one for Cumberland and one for Westmorland and Furness) are to be established and will be responsible for overseeing implementation of Local Government Reorganisation from just after the legislation comes into force until the Shadow Authorities come into existence.
More details on the Cumberland Council Joint Committee can be found in the 'meetings' section of this website .
Other by-elections held on 5 May 2022
There are other by-elections being held on the same day as the Cumberland Council elections. These are for other local councils. More details are on our website.