About your Council
We are one of the six District Councils in Cumbria. We are responsible for the area shown on the map in light green. As a District Council we occupy the layer of local government between the County Council and Parish Councils. See below which services we are responsible for and those the County Council are responsible for:
Who provides which services in Eden?
Services we provide
- Affordable Housing
- Building Control
- Business Rates collection
- Council Tax collection
- Council Tax reduction
- Economic Development
- Household rubbish and recycling collections
- Housing Benefit payments
- Environmental Health
- Leisure Services
Services provided by Cumbria County Council
- Adult education
- Children's Services
- Education Services
- Environment and Planning
- Health and social care
- Household waste recycling centres
- Libraries and Archives
- Roads and travel
- Register Offices
- Trading Standards
What are our priorities?
We have four corporate priorities, which are considered to be the four most important issues to the people of Eden:
- Decent homes for all
- Strong economy, rich environment
- Thriving communities
- Quality Council
What is the political make-up of the Council?
|Political Party||Number of Members|
|Liberal Democrat Group||8|
What information can I find out about Councillors?
- Councillors' allowances
- Councillors' payments
- Councillors' Register of Interests
- Councillor Representatives on Outside Bodies
- Councillors' attendance at meetings
- Councillors who represent us on Cumbria County Council
What can I do if I am unhappy with the Council?
If you would like to report a problem with the service you have had, please see how to make a complaint about our services.