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Cumbria County Council is a directly elected body providing a wide range of important public services for the people of Cumbria. The Council also champions the interests of Cumbria at regional, national and European levels.

The County Council has 84 elected members, each representing a single electoral division. The Council consists of 37 Conservative members, 26 Labour members, 16 Liberal Democrat members and 5 Independent members. Following the elections on 4 May 2017 there was no one party with overall control.

The current administration is a Labour and Liberal Democrat alliance.

The Cabinet of CCC consists of 10 councillors, four of whom are Liberal Democrats including the Deputy Leader.

The Eden Valley area of Cumbria returns nine members to CCC for the divisions shown on the map. Three of these are Liberal Democrats:

Eden Divisions Map (Cumbria County Council)

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Councillor Patricia Bell

  • Penrith East - Councillor Patricia Bell, Cabinet member with responsibility for Health and Care Services.

Councillor Neil Hughes

  • Eden Lakes - Councillor Neil Hughes

Councillor Andy Connell

  • Appleby - Councillor Andy Connell
We also hope to stand a full slate of candidates for the May 2021 elections.

Adrian Waite

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