The Parish of Tarleton is divided into three administrative wards:
Hesketh Lane and
Mere Brow (incl. Holmes).
A total of 12 Councillors are elected every 4 years:
6 Councillors are elected to represent Central Ward.
4 Councillors are elected to represent Hesketh Lane Ward.
2 Councillors are elected to represent Mere Brow Ward.
The next elections occur in 2023.
The Parish Council meet on the second Monday of every month (except August and February when there are no meetings).