The Secretary of State announced in July 2021 the proposal for Local Government Reorganisation in Cumbria. Subject to Parliamentary approval he is proposing two unitary councils – an East unitary council covering the existing areas of Barrow, Eden and South Lakeland and a West unitary council covering the existing areas of Allerdale, Carlisle and Copeland.

To view statistical profiles for the proposed unitary councils, please click on a theme from the list below, then in the ‘Select a Report’ drop down menu that will appear, select ‘Cumbria East West’ and then select East or West from the ‘Select an Area’ drop down menu that will appear.