South Tyneside Council election, 1998

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The 1998 South Tyneside Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council in Tyne and Wear, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

South Tyneside Local Election Result 1998[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 18 -1 85.7
  Liberal Democrat 2 0 9.5
  Others 1 +1 4.8


  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
South Tyneside Council election, 1996
South Tyneside local elections Succeeded by
South Tyneside Council election, 1999