Local Government Overview
County, District, Town or Parish?
There are three tiers of local Government serving residents in Cumbria.
The definitive ward map for the three tiers can be found here.
Those affecting Alston Moor are:
Cumbria County Council
The county council, based in Carlisle is the highest tier before national Government. The Council’s duties and services are managed by the 84 elected Councillors. Its responsibilities include:
Below the county Council are six district councils: Allerdale, Barrow in Furness, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden and South Lakeland.
Eden District Council
The District Council, based in Penrith, has 38 elected Councillors representing 30 electoral wards. Its responsibilities include: