Full Council 

Full Council meetings bring all Workington Town Councillors together to discuss and decide on important issues, large grant applications, budgets and the precept. 

Finance and General Purposes Committee

The Finance and General Purposes Committee oversees the Council's budget and financial controls. It fulfils the Council's role as an employer and landowner. 

Planning Committeee

Workington Town Council is a consultee on all planning matters that affect Workington. The local planning authority is Allerdale Borough Council. 

Culture Committee

The Culture Committee oversees the cultural and heritage aspects of Workington. Their aim is to encourage and sponsor arts, sports, cultural, technology and heritage events.

Environment Committee

The Environment Committee’s aim is to produce the best environment for the residents of Workington. This includes maintaining some of the town's parks, open spaces and planted features, managing allotment sites and the restoration of back lanes 

Town Assembly 

The annual Town Assembly provides the residents of Workington with the opportunity to review the conduct of the Council for the previous year and raise any issues to be addressed in the following year

Agendas and Minutes Archive

View agendas and minutes for full council and committee meetings from previous years here. 

Meeting Schedule

View the full meeting schedule for Workington Town Council committee meetings for 2020 - 2021 here. 

Allotments Committee

The Allotments Committee has been overseen as a sub-committee of the Environment Committee since 2016. Its meetings are ad hoc and occasional as required. Please find the previous agendas and minutes here.

Policy & Resources Committee

This Committee over saw general and cross-cutting issues, and acted as the political leadership of the Council. It's functions were merged with those of the Finance, Property and Employment Committee on 15 May 2019 under the new Finance and General Purposes Committee.

Finance, Property & Employment Committee

The Finance, Property and Employment Committee evaluated the spending of the Council; this included approving allocated spending, reviewing audit reports and monitoring the condition and transfer of land, property and assets.


The Committee's functions were merged with those of the Policy and Resources Committee on 15 May 2019 to form a new Finance and General Purposes Committee.

About Workington Town Council

 Workington Town Council is the grassroots council for the civil parish of Workington.  It is served by 25 councillors drawn from the whole town community.  The Chairman of the Council is The Mayor of Workington.

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