Fareham Borough Council election, 1998

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The 1998 Fareham Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Fareham Borough Council in Hampshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Fareham Local Election Result 1998[2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 +5 50.0 42.1 10,552
  Liberal Democrat 6 -4 42.9 32.6 8,181
  Labour 1 0 7.1 19.8 4,973
  Liberal 0 -1 0 2.3 580
  Conservative 0 0 0 1.8 449
  Independent Warsash Residents' Association 0 0 0 1.4 342

Ward results[edit]

Fareham East[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Donald Murrary 819 53.7
Conservative David Kemp 483 31.7
Labour Alison Garrett 222 14.6
Majority 336 22.0
Turnout 1,524 29.3
Fareham North[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Peter Davies 681 43.7
Conservative Patrick Dibben 645 41.4
Labour Barry Towler 231 14.8
Majority 36 2.3
Turnout 1,557 32.4
Fareham North-West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Evelyn Burley 451 35.1
Labour Brenda Pleasants 442 34.4
Liberal Democrat Clive Cunnington 392 30.5
Majority 9 0.7
Turnout 1,285 22.8
Fareham South[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Michael Prior 589 56.0
Conservative Robert Smith 278 26.4
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Chaloner 185 17.6
Majority 311 29.6
Turnout 1,052 21.9
Fareham West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Eric Dunn 1,067 53.2
Conservative Charles Tierney 679 33.9
Labour Wilfred Phillips 259 12.9
Majority 388 19.4
Turnout 2,005 36.8
Hill Head[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Curtis 1,087 47.3
Liberal Democrat Peter Chapman 900 39.1
Labour Karen Gray 313 13.6
Majority 187 8.1
Turnout 2,300 36.9
Locks Heath[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Englefield 1,134 37.9
Conservative Susan Wilson 888 29.6
Labour Angela Carr 698 23.3
Conservative Carolyn Lee 275 9.2
Majority 246 8.2
Turnout 2,995 26.4
Portchester Central[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat David Norris 761 53.8
Labour Debra Cusack 367 26.0
Conservative Susan Walker 286 20.2
Majority 394 27.9
Turnout 1,414 31.2
Portchester East[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nicholas Walker 551 41.4
Labour Ian Christie 403 30.3
Liberal Democrat Lionel Yeates 377 28.3
Majority 148 11.1
Turnout 1,331 31.9
Portchester West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bernard Munden 880 52.0
Liberal Democrat Eleanor Murray 462 27.3
Labour Leslie Ricketts 350 20.7
Majority 418 24.7
Turnout 1,692 29.1
Sarisbury[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sean Woodward 1,735 74.1
Labour Nicholas Knight 246 10.5
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Williamson 185 7.9
Conservative Philip Garrett 174 7.4
Majority 1,489 63.6
Turnout 2,340 36.1
Stubbington[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Linda Owen 1,027 52.1
Conservative Linda Bounds 702 35.6
Labour Michael Taylor 243 12.3
Majority 325 16.5
Turnout 1,972 37.5
Titchfield[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Constance Hockley 727 44.8
Liberal John Thompson 580 35.8
Labour Beryl Oldroyd 315 19.4
Majority 147 9.1
Turnout 1,622 28.3
Warsash[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Keith Estlin 1,160 58.4
Independent Warsash Residents' Association Deborah Emery 342 17.2
Labour Graham Holden 295 14.8
Liberal Democrat Keith Byrne 191 9.6
Majority 818 41.1
Turnout 1,988 29.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 1998-05-09. p. 16. 
  2. ^ "Local Elections results". The Times. 1998-05-09. p. 46. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Election of borough councillors : 7 May 1998". Fareham Borough Council. Retrieved 2010-11-08. 


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