Thursby lies within the Workington constituency. Labour MP Tony Cunningam (elected in the 2010 general election) was elected to represent the constituency at the Houses of Parliament with 45.5% of total votes. In terms of involvement with the European Parliament residents of Thursby vote to elect MEP’s for the North West England constituency.
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