All 65 members of Westmorland and Furness Council unitary authority in England are elected every four years.
The first election to the council was held in 2022, initially operating as a shadow authority until 1 April 2023 when the new council took over the functions in of the abolished Cumbria County Council and the three abolished district councils of Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council, Eden District Council, and South Lakeland District Council. Political control of the council since 2023 has been held by the following parties:
|Party in control||Years|
Political leadership is provided by the leader of the council. The first leader is Jonathan Brook, a Liberal Democrat, who was also the last leader of South Lakeland District Council.
|Jonathan Brook||Liberal Democrats||1 Apr 2023|
|Year||Seats||Liberal Democrats||Labour||Conservative||Green||Independent||Council control after election|