Michael Guest has been disqualified from Copeland Borough Council for non-attendance at meetings.
A Copeland Borough Council spokesman said: “Mr Guest has failed to attend Council or one of its committee for a period of six months; his last recorded attendance being September 13, 2018.
“Mr Guest was sent a letter on February 8, 2019, to advise that his further non-attendance would result in disqualification.
“Mr Guest’s disqualification is in accordance with Section 85 of the Local Government Act 1972.
“Due to the close proximity of the next borough council elections on May 2, 2019, there will not be a by-election for the vacant seat for the Kells ward.”