Wirral Council election, 1998

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The 1998 Wirral Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Wirral Metropolitan Council in Merseyside, 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]

Wirral Local Election Result 1998[2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 13 0 54.2 41.8
  Conservative 7 0 29.2 33.5
  Liberal Democrat 4 0 16.7 21.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 1998-05-09. p. 16. 
  2. ^ "Local Elections results". The Times. 1998-05-09. p. 46. 
  3. ^ "Local Election Results, 1999". Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends. Retrieved 2010-01-26. 


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