Liverpool City Council election, 1998

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Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on 7 May 1998. One third of the council was up for election and the Liberal Democrat party took control of the council from the Labour party.[1]

After the election the composition of the council was:

Party Seats   ±  
Liberal Democrat 52 +10
Labour 39 -8
Liberal Party 4 +2
Independent 1 -1
Others 3 -1
Conservative 0 -2

Election result[edit]

Liverpool Local Election Result 1998
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 23 +10 67.6 54.9
  Labour 9 -8 26.5 28.3
  Liberal 2 +2 5.9
  Conservative 0 -2 0 5.1
  Independent 0 -1 0
  Others 0 -1 0

Ward results[edit]

Abercromby - 2 seats
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Anderson 588 54%
Labour S. Mumby 547 50%
Liberal Democrat C. Barnett 290 25.75%
Liberal Democrat J.Cowan 244 25.75%
Liberal M. Wingfield 71 7%
Conservative C.P.S. Biller 42 4%
Conservative C.S. Harley 41 4%
Majority 298
Turnout
Aigburth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat R. Gould 1,757 63.36%
Labour J. Middleton 754 27%
Conservative A. McGing 262 9%
Majority 1,003
Turnout
Allerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat F. Clucas 2,015 60.13%
Labour P. Rhodes 580 17%
Conservative M.E. Bill 405 12%
Allerton Lib Dem Ward Resident C. Hulme 351 10%
Majority 1,435
Turnout
Anfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Socialist Alliance
Independent
Majority
Turnout
Arundel
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Breckfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Liberal
Ward Labour
Socialist Labour
Majority
Turnout
Broadgreen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Childwall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Clubmoor
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Socialist Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
County
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Socialist Labour
Ward Labour
Liberal
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Croxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Green
Majority
Turnout
Dingle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Dovecot
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Ward Labour
Majority
Turnout
Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ward Labour
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Socialist Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Fazakerley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Gillmoss
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Ward Labour
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Granby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Grassendale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Kensington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Melrose
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Netherley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Old Swan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Picton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Pirrie
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Smithdown
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Speke
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Tuebrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Warbreck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout
Woolton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat
Labour
Conservative
Majority
Turnout

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local Elections results". The Times. 1998-05-09. p. 46.