Allerdale is a non-metropolitan district of Cumbria, with borough status. Its council is based in Workington and the borough has a population of 96,422 at the 2011 Census.
The ward of Ellen & Gilcrux encompasses the civil parishes of Crosscannonby, Dearham and Gilcrux.
Two councillors are elected to the ward.
On 6th May 2021, there will be a by-election to fill a vacant seat, our candidate is Patrick Gorrill.
Local Councillor and Deputy Leader of Allerdale Borough Council Mark Jenkinson has been selected by local Conservative party activists as their candidate for the next general election.