Hyndburn Borough Council election, 1998

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Elections to Hyndburn Council (Lancashire, England) were held on 7 May 1998. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Hyndburn Local Election Result 1998
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 10 +9 58.8 46.7 8,199
  Labour 7 -9 41.2 46.4 8,139
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 6.9 1,213

Ward results[edit]

Barnfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W Dwyer 365 45.4
Conservative J Scholes 274 34.1
Liberal Democrat T Whitchelo 165 20.5
Majority 91 11.3
Turnout 804 28.1
Labour hold Swing
Baxenden
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D Scholes 728 55.5
Labour J Sargison 341 26.0
Liberal Democrat L Jones 242 18.5
Majority 387 29.5
Turnout 1,311 33.3
Conservative hold Swing
Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour K Curtis 455 48.3
Conservative S Crooks 369 39.2
Liberal Democrat R Moss 118 12.5
Majority 86 9.1
Turnout 942 30.0
Labour hold Swing
Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour L Dickinson 596 51.6
Conservative M Raynor 559 48.4
Majority 37 3.2
Turnout 1,155 27.7
Labour hold Swing
Clayton-Le-Moors
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J Storey 693 52.0
Labour M Cowell 640 48.0
Majority 53 4.0
Turnout 1,333 28.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Huncoat
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour D Parkins 650 61.2
Conservative D Deakin 412 38.8
Majority 238 22.4
Turnout 1,062 32.8
Labour hold Swing
Immanuel
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative S Hayes 727 58.5
Labour S Delaney 515 41.5
Majority 212 17.0
Turnout 1,242 32.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Milnshaw
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P Travis 560 40.5
Labour J Battle 524 37.9
Liberal Democrat M Pritchard 300 21.7
Majority 36 2.6
Turnout 1,384 34.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Netherton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative W Frankland 580 54.0
Labour E Russell 494 46.0
Majority 86 8.0
Turnout 1,074 30.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Norden (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R Davies 338
Conservative S Horne 328
Labour F Molloy 320
Labour S Walsh 262
Turnout 1,248 26.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Overton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P Clarke 604 47.3
Labour A Williams 509 39.8
Liberal Democrat M Gradwell 165 12.9
Majority 95 7.5
Turnout 1,278 27.9
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Peel
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour I Mason 443 57.3
Conservative D Wolstenholme 330 42.7
Majority 113 14.6
Turnout 773 22.7
Labour hold Swing
Spring Hill (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour P Barton 502
Labour E Dunston 435
Conservative K Boota 261
Liberal Democrat P Witchelo 223
Turnout 1,421 23.8
Labour hold Swing
St Andrew's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative B Walmsley 748 61.6
Labour P Rapson 466 38.4
Majority 282 23.2
Turnout 1,214 36.9
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
St Oswald's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D Hayes 688 52.5
Labour W Goldsmith 622 47.5
Majority 66 5.0
Turnout 1,310 27.9
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References[edit]


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


Preceded by
Lancashire County Council, Election Results: Hyndburn, 1997
Lancashire County Council, Election Results: Hyndburn Succeeded by
Lancashire County Council, Election Results: Hyndburn, 2001