Craven Council election, 1998

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The 1998 Craven Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Craven District Council in North Yorkshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Liberal Democrat party lost overall control of the council to no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Craven Local Election Result 1998[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 8 +5 61.5
  Liberal Democrat 3 -5 23.1
  Independent 2 +1 15.4
  Labour 0 -1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Local Elections results". The Times. 1998-05-09. p. 46. 
  2. ^ "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 1998-05-09. p. 16. 


Preceded by
Craven Council election, 1996
Craven local elections Succeeded by
Craven Council election, 1999