2000 South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council election

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The 2000 South Tyneside Council Metropolitan Borough election took place on 4 May 2000 to elect members of South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council in Tyne and Wear, 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]

Labour maintained their control of the council with only one independent gain being made in the election.[3]

South Tyneside Local Election Result 2000[4]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 16 -1 80.0
  Liberal Democrats 2 0 10.0
  Others 2 +1 10.0


  1. ^ "South Tyneside". BBC News Online. Retrieved 19 February 2010.
  2. ^ "Election results: local councils". The Times. 5 May 2000. p. 4.
  3. ^ Carlin, Brendan (6 May 2000). "Labour reflects on bad night that could have been worse". The Northern Echo. p. 3.
  4. ^ "Local council results". Financial Times. 6 May 2000. p. 6.