Thurrock Council election, 1999

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The 1999 Thurrock Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Thurrock Council in Essex, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[1] Overall turnout in the election was 20.0%.[2]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Thurrock Local Election Result 1999[2][4][5]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 16 0 1 -1 94.1 63.7 10,232
  Conservative 1 1 0 +1 5.9 33.1 5,318
  Liberal Democrat 0 0 0 0 0 2.7 434
  Grays Residents Ind. Party 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 79

Two Labour candidates were unopposed in the election.[5]

Ward results[edit]

Aveley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Graham Timms 635 53.4
Conservative Yvonne Partridge 299 25.1
Liberal Democrat John Livermore 256 21.5
Majority 336 38.3
Turnout 1,190
Labour hold Swing
Belhus[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Hooper 756 69.2
Conservative David Potter 337 30.8
Majority 419 38.4
Turnout 1,093
Labour hold Swing
Chadwell St Mary[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Fish 1,078 76.1
Conservative Kazimierz Rytter 338 23.9
Majority 740 52.2
Turnout 1,416
Labour hold Swing
Chafford Hundred[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Vesey 506 65.3
Labour Pauline De'Ath 269 34.7
Majority 237 30.6
Turnout 775
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Corringham West[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Nigel Barron 505 68.5
Conservative Ian Harrison 232 31.5
Majority 273 37.0
Turnout 737
Labour hold Swing
East Tilbury[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Barry Palmer 947 82.6
Conservative Nikki Lewis 199 17.4
Majority 748 65.2
Turnout 1,146
Labour hold Swing
Grays Riverside[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Kent 611 65.1
Conservative James Carter 190 20.2
Grays Residents Ind. Party James Calder 79 8.4
Liberal Democrat Peter Saunders 59 6.3
Majority 421 44.9
Turnout 939
Labour hold Swing
Grays Thurrock[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Yash Gupta 821 64.0
Conservative Ronald Jameson 343 26.7
Liberal Democrat David Coward 119 9.3
Majority 478 37.3
Turnout 1,283
Labour hold Swing
Ockendon[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Merlyn Jones 818 68.1
Conservative Claire Riley 384 31.9
Majority 434 36.2
Turnout 1,202
Labour hold Swing
Stanford-le-Hope East[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julian Norris 693
Labour Peter Cooper 685
Conservative Anita Bailey 318
Conservative Alan Bailey 308
Turnout 2,004
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Stanford-le-Hope West[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roger Moore 503 52.5
Conservative Anne Cheale 455 47.5
Majority 48 5.0
Turnout 958
Labour hold Swing
Stifford[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Allan McPherson 719 57.0
Conservative Pauline Campbell 543 43.0
Majority 176 14.0
Turnout 1,262
Labour hold Swing
The Homesteads[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Kirkwood 702 52.7
Conservative John Everett 631 47.3
Majority 71 5.4
Turnout 1,333
Labour hold Swing
Tilbury Riverside[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Malcolm Southam uncontested
Labour hold Swing
Tilbury St Chads[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Smith uncontested
Labour hold Swing
West Thurrock[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Richard Price 490 67.6
Conservative Henry Coe-Welch 235 32.4
Majority 255 35.2
Turnout 725
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thurrock". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  2. ^ a b "Local Election Results, 1999". Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  3. ^ "How Britain voted: Council Election Results". The Independent. 1999-05-08. p. 12. 
  4. ^ Salman, Saba (1999-05-07). "Tories claw back strongholds". Evening Standard. p. 25. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Pre-2004 Wards And Elections". Thurrock Council. Retrieved 2009-11-22.