1999 North Lanarkshire Council election

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Elections to North Lanarkshire Council were held on 6 May 1999, the same day as the other Scottish local government elections and the Scottish Parliament general election.

Election results[edit]

North Lanarkshire Local Election Result 1999
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 56 0 1 -1 80.0 54.7 78,802
  SNP 12 2 0 +2 17.1 36.0 51,860
  Conservative 0 0 0 ±0 0.0 4.4 6,373
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 ±0 0.0 1.8 2,535
  Scottish Socialist 0 0 0 ±0 0.0 0.4 647
  Independent 2 0 0 ±0 2.9 2.7 3,950

Ward results[edit]

Ladywell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Co-op Michael Ross 933 37.6
SNP Alan Sneddon 831 33.5
Conservative Robert Burgess 716 28.9
Majority 102 4.1
Turnout 2,480 64.53
Labour Co-op hold Swing
Calder Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Vincent Mathieson 1,233 58.3
SNP Denis Colvin 650 30.7
Conservative William Millar 232 11.0
Majority 583 27.6
Turnout 2,480 58.83
Labour hold Swing
Forgewood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Connelly 878 50.3
SNP Alexander Law 721 41.3
Conservative Christina Giggie 148 8.5
Majority 157 9.0
Turnout 2,480 50.60
Labour hold Swing
North Motherwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Martin 1,156 57.7
SNP Raymond Richmond 623 31.1
Conservative Robert Paterson 224 11.2
Majority 533 26.6
Turnout 2,003 55.78
Labour hold Swing
New Stevenston and Carfin
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bernard Scott 1,092 53.3
SNP John E McLellan 806 39.3
Conservative James McKinley 151 7.4
Majority 286 14.0
Turnout 2,480 60.50
Labour hold Swing
Craigneuk
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Lunny 1,053 67.4
SNP Charles Dyer 441 28.2
Conservative June Millar 69 4.4
Majority 612 39.2
Turnout 1,563 49.56
Labour hold Swing
Belhaven
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Samuel Love 853 43.0
SNP Michelle Boyd 823 41.5
Conservative Margaret Hooper 308 15.5
Majority 30 1.5
Turnout 1,984 57.37
Labour hold Swing
Stewarton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Moran 988 50.8
SNP Scott Harvie 599 30.8
Conservative Carole McKinley 192 9.9
Independent Kevin Pearson 166 8.5
Majority 389 20.0
Turnout 1,945 52.62
Labour hold Swing
Cambusnethan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Selfridge 898 41.0
SNP John Taggart 827 37.8
Conservative William Gibson 291 13.3
Liberal Democrats Paul Kirk 172 7.9
Majority 71 3.2
Turnout 2,188 60.64
Labour hold Swing
Coltness
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ernest Holloway 1,095 53.2
SNP John Johnston 725 35.2
Conservative Sarah Bishop 239 11.6
Majority 370 18.0
Turnout 2,059 59.98
Labour hold Swing
Watsonville
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Alan Valentine 848 40.1
Labour Daniel Howley 836 39.5
Conservative Neil Richardson 241 11.4
Liberal Democrats John R Best 190 9.0
Majority 12 0.6
Turnout 2,115 58.93
SNP gain from Labour Swing
Knowetop
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Wilson 1,140 52.3
SNP David Frame 722 33.1
Conservative Andrew Laughlan 316 14.5
Majority 418 19.2
Turnout 2,178 60.17
Labour hold Swing
Muirhouse and Netherton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gerard McLaughlin 1,026 56.8
SNP James Russell 641 35.5
Conservative Isabella Burgess 138 7.6
Majority 385 21.3
Turnout 1,805 54.37
Labour hold Swing
Pather and Gowkthrapple
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John F McGhee 1,116 62.1
SNP Irene Hume 589 32.8
Conservative David L Gurr 91 5.1
Majority 527 29.3
Turnout 1,796 49.37
Labour hold Swing
Garrion
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Pentland 1,059 49.8
SNP James Hume 802 37.7
Conservative Elizabeth Gallacher 266 12.5
Majority 257 12.1
Turnout 2,127 59.90
Labour hold Swing
Newmains
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent David McKendrick 1,209 56.5
Independent Robert McKendrick 569 26.6
Labour Hugh McGinley 363 17.0
Majority 640 29.9
Turnout 2,141 62.70
Independent hold Swing
Stane
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frank Gormill 1,394 65.9
SNP Malcolm McMillan 721 34.1
Majority 673 31.8
Turnout 2,115 56.83
Labour hold Swing
Dykehead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Robertson 1,223 66.2
SNP David Robb 626 33.9
Majority 597 32.3
Turnout 1,849 53.96
Labour hold Swing
Cleland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Martin 1,608 77.2
SNP Michael Carroll 474 22.8
Majority 1,134 54.5
Turnout 2,082 57.94
Labour hold Swing
Benhar
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Charles Cefferty 1,182 53.1
Labour Elizabeth Wilson 658 29.5
SNP David Baird 387 17.4
Majority 524 23.5
Turnout 2,227 62.37
Independent hold Swing
Tannochside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Saunders 1,384 57.5
SNP Linda E Muir 681 28.3
Conservative Gordon McIntosh 340 14.1
Majority 703 29.2
Turnout 2,405 60.50
Labour hold Swing
Fallside
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles Hebenton 1,314 64.0
SNP Cliff Thomson 555 27.0
Conservative Lyndsay J McIntosh 183 8.9
Majority 759 37.0
Turnout 2,052 52.25
Labour hold Swing
Viewpark
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James McCabe 1,495 72.1
SNP John Gilmour 578 27.9
Majority 917 44.2
Turnout 2,073 53.54
Labour hold Swing
Bellshill North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Henry McGuigan 1,254 53.8
SNP Duncan McShannon 912 39.1
Conservative Elizabeth McLeod 167 7.2
Majority 342 14.7
Turnout 2,333 62.07
Labour hold Swing
Orbiston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Richard Lyle 1,583 69.6
Labour Francis McDonagh 691 30.4
Majority 892 39.2
Turnout 2,274 61.13
SNP hold Swing
Mossend West and Thorndean
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph Gorman 1,036 47.6
SNP Marie Mockus 969 44.5
Conservative James McLeod 171 7.9
Majority 67 3.1
Turnout 2,176 56.54
Labour hold Swing
Holytown
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Coyle 1,499 69.5
SNP Elspeth Hudson 455 21.1
Conservative James Paterson 204 9.5
Majority 1,044 48.4
Turnout 2,158 57.09
Labour hold Swing
Mossend East and New Stevenston North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kevin McKeown 962 50.7
SNP Kathleen McAlorum 935 49.3
Majority 27 1.4
Turnout 1,897 54.16
Labour hold Swing
Newarthill
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Lafferty 1,410 69.0
SNP Richard Campbell 633 31.0
Majority 777 38.0
Turnout 2,043 55.14
Labour hold Swing
Hattonrigg
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Harry Curran 1,223 57.4
SNP Russell Cook 710 33.3
Conservative George Clark 198 9.3
Majority 513 24.1
Turnout 2,131 55.76
Labour hold Swing
Townhead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Anthony Clarke 1,230 67.5
SNP Eric Martin 591 32.5
Majority 639 35.1
Turnout 1,821 54.63
Labour hold Swing
Blairpark
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Shields 1,079 49.4
SNP Stephen McGinty 629 28.8
Conservative Gordon Lind 475 21.8
Majority 450 20.6
Turnout 2,183 60.94
Labour hold Swing
North Central and Glenboig
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James McKinlay 1,442 66.4
SNP Sophia Coyle 729 33.6
Majority 713 32.8
Turnout 2,171 55.04
Labour hold Swing
Coatbridge Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Nolan 1,239 60.3
SNP Martin McWilliams 596 29.0
Conservative Alexander Thornton 220 10.7
Majority 643 31.3
Turnout 2,055 53.87
Labour hold Swing
Sikeside and Carnbroe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Cassidy 990 55.6
SNP James Gribben 522 29.3
Independent Gerald Somers 267 15.0
Majority 468 26.3
Turnout 1,779 56.47
Labour hold Swing
Bargeddie and Langloan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Burns 1,202 67.7
SNP Heather Watt 574 32.3
Majority 628 35.4
Turnout 1,776 50.98
Labour hold Swing
Kirkwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Smith 1,515 77.7
SNP Maureen Hagerty 436 22.3
Majority 1,079 55.3
Turnout 1,951 53.96
Labour hold Swing
Kirkshaws
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Gordon 1,487 77.4
SNP Philip Sands 434 22.6
Majority 1,053 54.8
Turnout 1,921 54.77
Labour hold Swing
Shawhead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Brooks 1,428 74.0
SNP Colin Hagerty 502 26.0
Majority 926 48.0
Turnout 1,930 56.35
Labour hold Swing
Old Monkland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Maginnis 1,413 79.5
SNP J David McIntosh 364 20.5
Majority 1,049 59.0
Turnout 1,777 55.71
Labour hold Swing
Whinhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Devine 1,209 64.6
SNP Alan White 663 35.4
Majority 546 29.2
Turnout 1,872 51.11
Labour hold Swing
Academy
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James McGuigan 953 46.9
Independent Patrick Rolink 557 27.4
SNP Michael Coyle 521 25.7
Majority 396 19.5
Turnout 2,031 57.94
Labour hold Swing
Airdrie Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Logue 1,337 68.9
SNP Bruce Wilson 603 31.1
Majority 734 37.8
Turnout 1,940 55.90
Labour hold Swing
Clarkston
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Campbell Cameron 877 44.0
Labour David Moon 632 31.7
Conservative Peter Russell 277 13.9
Liberal Democrats John Love 205 10.3
Majority 245 12.3
Turnout 1,991 54.38
SNP hold Swing
New Monkland West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Sandra Cox 1,211 61.6
Labour Helen McGroarty 756 38.4
Majority 455 23.1
Turnout 1,967 50.30
SNP hold Swing
Plains and Caldercruix
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Morgan 1,523 74.2
SNP Martha White 530 25.8
Majority 993 48.4
Turnout 2,053 59.69
Labour hold Swing
North Cairnhill and Coatdyke
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Peter Sullivan 1,325 64.2
SNP Margaret Lynch 530 25.7
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth McSkimming 209 10.1
Majority 795 38.5
Turnout 2,064 59.34
Labour hold Swing
South East Cairnhill and Gartlea
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP David Stocks 974 47.7
Labour Owen Donnelly 774 37.9
Liberal Democrats Patricia McGuire 294 14.4
Majority 200 9.8
Turnout 2,042 56.33
SNP hold Swing
Craigneuk and Petersburn
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Donna Morris 935 54.5
SNP John Murphy 780 45.5
Majority 155 9.0
Turnout 1,715 50.10
Labour hold Swing
Calderbank
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Donnelly 1,064 52.7
SNP William Walker 592 29.3
Liberal Democrats Elizabeth McIntyre 362 17.9
Majority 472 23.4
Turnout 2,018 64.07
Labour hold Swing
Chapelhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tom Curley 1,229 66.3
SNP Keith Gibb 625 33.7
Majority 604 32.6
Turnout 1,854 57.01
Labour hold Swing
Salsburgh
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brian Brady 1,035 55.7
SNP John Walker 574 30.9
Conservative Laurence Cameron 250 13.4
Majority 461 24.8
Turnout 1,859 56.42
Labour hold Swing
Kildrum and Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Margaret Murray 1,197 49.6
Labour Allan Graham 981 40.7
Liberal Democrats Charles Conlon 126 5.2
Scottish Socialist Andrew Locke 108 4.5
Majority 216 9.0
Turnout 2,412 64.41
SNP hold Swing
Seafar and The Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Daniel McCallum 1,162 51.1
Labour Stephen V. Murray 995 43.7
Liberal Democrats Henry Clifford 119 5.2
Majority 167 7.3
Turnout 2,276 51.53
SNP hold Swing
Balloch East and Ravenswood
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Euphemia Glavin 1,122 46.2
Labour James McKenna 1,069 44.0
Liberal Democrats George Swift 238 9.8
Majority 53 2.2
Turnout 2,429 65.04
SNP hold Swing
Balloch West, Blackwood East and Craigmarloch
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Barry McCulloch 1,272 62.8
SNP Fiona McGlashan 754 37.2
Majority 518 25.6
Turnout 2,026 59.46
Labour hold Swing
Westerwood, Carrickstone and Dullatur
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Gordon Murray 997 55.9
Labour Maria Murray 785 44.1
Majority 212 11.9
Turnout 1,782 58.34
SNP hold Swing
Abronhill South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP William Carmichael 1,233 57.0
Labour Elizabeth Hughes 929 43.0
Majority 304 14.1
Turnout 2,162 60.10
SNP hold Swing
Abronhill Central and North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP Elizabeth Irvine 1,118 47.5
Labour Anthony Beekman 1,013 43.0
Liberal Democrats Carol Boyle 223 9.5
Majority 105 4.5
Turnout 2,354 61.55
SNP hold Swing
Carbrain East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SNP William Homer 995 49.9
Labour Eamon Monaghan 847 42.5
Scottish Socialist Kevin P McVey 151 7.6
Majority 148 7.4
Turnout 1,993 54.49
SNP hold Swing
Carbrain West and Greenfaulds
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Stephen Grant 1,089 48.2
SNP Sandra Smith 1,036 45.8
Scottish Socialist Kenneth McEwan 135 6.0
Majority 53 2.3
Turnout 2,260 62.83
Labour hold Swing
Condorrat Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Gerald McElroy 1,356 57.5
SNP Edward Laughlan 1,004 42.5
Majority 352 15.0
Turnout 2,360 63.05
Labour hold Swing
Condorrat North and Westfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Balwant Singh Chadha 1,163 48.4
SNP David McGlashan 1,025 42.6
Liberal Democrats Hugh O'Donnell 217 9.0
Majority 138 5.7
Turnout 2,405 63.08
Labour hold Swing
Croy, Kilsyth South and Smithstone
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Francis Griffin 1,155 68.6
SNP John Roy 428 25.4
Scottish Socialist William O'Neill 101 6.0
Majority 727 43.2
Turnout 1,684 58.70
Labour hold Swing
Queenzieburn and Kilsyth West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jean Jones 1,244 58.8
SNP Colin Johnstone 873 41.2
Majority 371 17.5
Turnout 2,117 61.99
Labour hold Swing
Banton and Kilsyth East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Tom Barrie 1,196 58.4
SNP Colin Barrie 853 41.6
Majority 343 16.7
Turnout 2,049 62.98
Labour hold Swing
Moodiesburn East and Blackwood West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Hogg 1,044 55.3
SNP Ronald McCambridge 692 36.7
Scottish Socialist Marion Paterson 152 8.1
Majority 352 18.6
Turnout 1,888 59.03
Labour hold Swing
Moodiesburn West and Gartcosh
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph Shaw 1,099 59.9
SNP Janet Adam 556 30.3
Liberal Democrats Glen Wilson 180 9.8
Majority 543 29.6
Turnout 1,835 55.82
Labour hold Swing
Chryston and Auchinloch
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charles Gray 1,433 70.7
SNP Alan A. Caldwell 594 29.3
Majority 839 41.4
Turnout 2,027 63.12
Labour hold Swing
Stepps
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Brian Wallace 1,346 65.9
SNP Dorothy McIntosh 695 34.1
Majority 651 31.2
Turnout 2,036 61.41
Labour hold Swing

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