Wakefield Metropolitan District Council election, 1998

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The 1998 Wakefield Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of City of Wakefield Metropolitan Council in West Yorkshire, 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]

Wakefield Local Election Result 1998[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 18 -1 90.0
  Conservative 1 0 5.0
  Independent 1 +1 5.0


  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
Wakefield Council election, 1996
Wakefield local elections Succeeded by
Wakefield Council election, 1999