Wokingham District Council election, 1999

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The 1999 Wokingham District Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Wokingham Unitary Council in Berkshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party stayed in overall control of the council.[1] Overall turnout was 29%.[2]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Wokingham Local Election Result 1999[2][4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 10 0 1 -1 55.6 43.0 12,204
  Liberal Democrat 8 1 0 +1 44.4 42.6 12,066
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0 14.1 3,991
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 95

Ward results[edit]

Arborfield[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gary Cowan 438 65.5
Liberal Democrat Stephen Bacon 231 34.5
Majority 207 31.0
Turnout 669 47
Conservative hold Swing
Bulmershe[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Colin Preston 511 47.4
Labour Adrian Hutton 352 32.6
Conservative Kathleen Henderson 216 20.0
Majority 159 14.8
Turnout 1,079 35
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Coronation[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Thomas McCann 832 45.9
Conservative George Parkinson 768 42.4
Labour Philippa Hills 213 11.7
Majority 64 3.5
Turnout 1,813 31
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Emmbrook[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Raymond Eke 842 51.7
Liberal Democrat Richard Medlycott 532 32.7
Labour John Ferguson 254 15.6
Majority 310 19.0
Turnout 1,628 35
Conservative hold Swing
Evendons[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Denis Morgan 980 44.0
Liberal Democrat Tina Marinos 873 39.2
Labour John Woodward 278 12.5
Independent Colin King 95 4.3
Majority 107 4.8
Turnout 2,226 26
Conservative hold Swing
Finchampstead North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Roland Cundy 853 52.8
Conservative Edward Stott 762 47.2
Majority 91 5.6
Turnout 1,615 35.5
Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative Swing
Finchampstead South[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gerald Cockroft 658 59.5
Liberal Democrat Philip Bristow 447 40.5
Majority 211 19.0
Turnout 1,105 23
Conservative hold Swing
Little Hungerford[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Caroline Smith 1,286 54.6
Conservative Christopher Edmunds 811 34.4
Labour Jacqueline Rupert 260 11.0
Majority 475 20.2
Turnout 2,357 29
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Loddon[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Denis Thair 797 62.0
Conservative Philip Gribble 251 19.5
Labour David Gerken 237 18.4
Majority 546 42.5
Turnout 1,285 20
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Norreys[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marian Robertson 1,061 56.3
Labour Franco Valente 512 27.2
Liberal Democrat Carolyn Hare 311 16.5
Majority 549 29.1
Turnout 1,884 30.5
Conservative hold Swing
Redhatch[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Alan Spratling 1,712 62.3
Conservative Emma MacDonald 721 26.2
Labour Nimmi Harlow 315 11.5
Majority 991 36.1
Turnout 2,748 22
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Remenham & Wargrave[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Simon Etheridge 769 65.7
Liberal Democrat Martin Alder 270 23.1
Labour Henry Palmer 132 11.3
Majority 499 42.6
Turnout 1,171 33
Conservative hold Swing
Shinfield[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Pollock 796 56.6
Liberal Democrat Marian Targett 347 24.7
Labour Owen Waite 264 18.8
Majority 449 31.9
Turnout 1,407 24
Conservative hold Swing
South Lake[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Beth Rowland 708 63.2
Conservative Sue Doughty 233 20.8
Labour Nelson Bland 180 16.1
Majority 475 42.4
Turnout 1,121 25
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Swallowfield[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Clare Beatty 449 77.4
Labour David Sharp 70 12.1
Liberal Democrat Veronica Hull 61 10.5
Majority 379 65.3
Turnout 580 39
Conservative hold Swing
Twyford & Ruscombe[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Dee Tomlin 1,393 58.9
Conservative Pamela Graddon 750 31.7
Labour Roy Mantel 223 9.4
Majority 643 27.2
Turnout 2,366 41
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Winnersh[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Turner 730 46.3
Liberal Democrat Prue Bray 713 45.2
Labour Mary Gascoyne 134 8.5
Majority 17 1.1
Turnout 1,577 27
Conservative hold Swing
Wokingham Without[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Angus Ross 969 56.2
Labour Carole Saunders 567 32.9
Liberal Democrat Thomas McCann 189 11.0
Majority 402 23.3
Turnout 1,725 33
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wokingham". BBC News Online. Retrieved 9 January 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "Election Fact-Pack 4". Wokingham District Council. Archived from the original on 2001-08-27. Retrieved 9 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Britain votes: Local Council Election Results". The Independent. 7 May 1999. p. 12. 
  4. ^ Salman, Saba (7 May 1999). "Tories claw back strongholds: Britain votes". Evening Standard. p. 25.