Voting and elections

Find out about voting in your area and the elections that are taking place.

How to become a councillor

Find out what you need to do to become a councillor. A councillor may represent your local community on a parish, town, or on this unitary authority.

Community governance reviews

Reviews provide an opportunity to look at and make changes to governance arrangements for town and parish councils and parish areas.

Verification Figure

Information surrounding the figure which represents 5% of the number of local government electors in Cumberland. This is referred to as the Verification Number.