Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council election, 1998

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Elections to Gateshead Council in Tyne and Wear, England were held on 7 May 1998. 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]

Gateshead Local Election Result 1998[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 18 0 78.3
  Liberal Democrat 5 0 21.7


  1. ^ a b c "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 1998-05-09. p. 16. 

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