Elections

Elections - May 2022

Elections - May 2022

Elections were held on Thursday 5 May 2022. These elected councillors for two new unitary authorities. 
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. 
Westmorland and Furness Council will provide district and county council services across the current areas of Barrow, Eden and South Lakeland.
  • The new Cumberland Council has 46 councillors. 
  • The new Westmorland and Furness Council has 65 councillors.
They will initially sit on two Shadow Authorities until Vesting day, and then serve on the new councils for a further four-year term.

The elections results are available at: