Hull City Council election, 1999

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The 1999 Hull City Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Hull City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.[1] Overall turnout in the election was 19.4%.[2]

The election saw the National Executive Committee of the Labour party monitor the selection of candidates for the party after the infighting that had been taking place locally.[3]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Hull Local Election Result 1999[2][5]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 19 +1 95.0 56.8 +5.5%
  Liberal Democrat 1 0 5.0 20.0 -6.6%
  Conservative 0 0 0 14.8 -0.6%
  Independent 0 -1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kingston-upon-Hull". BBC News Online. Retrieved 25 October 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Local Election Results, 1999". Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends. Retrieved 25 October 2009. 
  3. ^ Frean, Alexandra (27 April 1999). "Town halls dogged by sleaze". The Times. p. 10. 
  4. ^ "Britain votes: Local Council Election Results". The Independent. 7 May 1999. p. 12. 
  5. ^ "Local Councils: Results round-up". The Times. 7 May 1999. p. 4.