Liverpool City Council election, 1999

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Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on 6 May 1999. One third of the council was up for election and the Liberal Democrat party kept overall control of the council.[1] Overall turnout was 23.6%.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Seats   ±  
Liberal Democrat 60 +9
Labour 28 -10
Liberal Party 5 +1
Independent 2 -1
Others 4 +1

Election result[edit]

Liverpool Local Election Result 1999
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrat 22 +9 66.7 55.8 +0.8%
  Labour 7 -10 21.2 28.1 -0.2%
  Liberal 2 +1 6.1
  Independent 0 -1 0
  Conservative 0 0 0 3.9 -1.2%
  Others 2 +1 6.1

Ward results[edit]

Abercromby[edit]

Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Paul Brant 879 57.49 +3.25
Liberal Democrat Josie Mullen 501 32.77 +6.01
Green J.M. Brown 105 6.87
Conservative D.I. Watson 44 2.88
Majority 378
Turnout 1,074 10

Aigburth[edit]

Aigburth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Dave Antrobus 2,107 64.99 +1.63
Labour H. Adams 729 49 -4.7
Conservative A. McGing 234 7.22
Green R.C. Lentle 172 5.31
Majority 1,378
Turnout

Allerton[edit]

Allerton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Vera Best 2,470 67.80 +7.67
Labour D. Garmann 573 15.73 -1.58
Conservative M. E. Bill 346 9.50
Green R. E. Cantwell 74 2.03
Independent C. Hulme 180 5
Majority 1,897
Turnout

Anfield[edit]

Anfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Joe Kenny 1,597 61.35 -0.73
Labour G. Wilson 725 27.85 +4.47
Conservative B.A. Nash 42 1.61
Liberal J. Richardson 179 +6.88
Socialist Alliance P. Filby 60 +2.31
Independent C. Hulme 180 5
Majority 1,897
Turnout

Arundel[edit]

Arundel
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mirna Juarez 1,334 60.80 +2.76
Labour C. Evans 659 30.04 -2.36
Conservative A. Nugent 93 4.24
Green D. Ross 108 +4.92
Majority 675
Turnout

Breckfield[edit]

Breckfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John McIntosh 873 46.99
Liberal Democrat Harry Jones 782 42.09 _20.96
Liberal E. Bamford 148 7.97
Ward Labour K. Wignall 22 1.18
Socialist Labour J. Dooher 33 1.78
Majority 91
Turnout 1,858

Broadgreen[edit]

Broadgreen
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Chris Newby 1,593 57.30 -7.75
Labour G. Dunphy 959 34.50 +7.18
Conservative K. Sutton 70 2.52
Liberal J. Garner 158 5.68
Majority 634
Turnout 2,780

Childwall[edit]

Childwall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Frank Ruse 2,707 69.32 -14.16
Labour P. Williams 652 16.70
Conservative D. Nuttall 227 5.81
Liberal C. Mayes 319 8.17
Majority 2,055
Turnout 3,905

Church[edit]

Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Bill Roberts 3,113 71.65
Labour K. McNerney 715 16.46
Conservative N. Liddell 216 4.97
Liberal F. Porter 201 6.93
Majority 2,398
Turnout 4,345

Clubmoor[edit]

Clubmoor
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal G.W. Smith 1,014 42.46%
Labour B. Williams 899 37.65%
Liberal Democrat S. Monkcom 316 13.23%
Socialist Labour K. Anderson 71 2.97%
Conservative G.M. Hicklin 40 1.68%
Majority 115
Turnout

County[edit]

County
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat M. Fielding 1,975 71.04%
Labour G. Jones 676 24.32%
Socialist Labour K. Anderson 71 2.97%
Ward Labour S. Bennett 48 2.01%
Liberal R. Webb 46 1.65%
Conservative K. Watkin 31 1.12%
Majority 1,299
Turnout

Croxteth[edit]

Croxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Norman Mills 2,567 71.97%
Labour V. Moffatt 594 16.65%
Conservative G. Brandwood 216 6.06%
Liberal M. Williams 138 3.87%
Green I. Graham 52 1.46%
Majority 1,973
Turnout

Dingle[edit]

Dingle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Julie Gosling 1,442 61.02%
Labour B. Redmond 828 35.04%
Conservative D. Patmore 93 3.94%
Majority 614
Turnout

Dovecot[edit]

Dovecot
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat R. Ousby 985 53.1%
Labour R. Quinn 701 37.39%
Conservative W.H. Connolly 39 2.1%
Liberal S. Hawksford 130 7.01%
Ward Labour B. Walsh 0 0%
Majority 284
Turnout

Everton[edit]

Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Ward Labour C. Dooley 654 58.13%
Labour N. Bann 307 27.29%
Liberal Democrat S. McHugh 87 7.73%
Socialist Labour J. Rutledge 44 3.91%
Conservative J.L. Perry 14 1.24%
Majority 347
Turnout

Fazakerley[edit]

Fazakerley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Jack Spriggs 1,423 52.37%
Liberal Democrat F. Forrester 1,093 40.23%
Conservative E.O. Bayley 84 3.09%
Majority 330
Turnout

Gillmoss[edit]

Gillmoss
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat P. Moloney 1,445 50.07%
Labour J. Murphy 810 28.07%
Conservative B. Jones 62 2.15%
Ward Labour J. White 367 12.72%
Liberal F.E. Fall 202 7.0%
Majority 635
Turnout

Granby[edit]

Granby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan Dean 760 57.79%
Liberal Democrat M.Osi-Efa 412 31.33%
Conservative C. Hirst 68 5.17%
Socialist Alliance C. Wilson 75 5.70%
Majority 348
Turnout

Grassendale[edit]

Grassendale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Gerry Scott 2,875 73.93%
Labour L. Mackerel 545 14.01%
Conservative C. Cross 284 7.30%
Liberal K. Woodward 185 4.76%
Majority 2,330
Turnout

Kensington[edit]

Kensington
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Frank Doran 1,510 72.81%
Labour T. Allen 530 25.55%
Conservative I. MacFall 34 1.64%
Majority 980
Turnout

Melrose[edit]

Melrose
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour R. Lancaster 849 44.87%
Liberal Democrat K. Oates 809 42.76%
Ward Labour W. Thomas 130 6.87%
Liberal J. Woods 78 4.12%
Conservative M. Cotterall 26 1.37%
Majority 40
Turnout

Netherley[edit]

Netherley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Oliver Martins 801 49.81%
Liberal Democrat D. Kent 667 41.48%
Socialist Labour A. D. Fogg 116 7.21%
Conservative P. Hughes 24 1.49%
Majority 134
Turnout

Old Swan[edit]

Old Swan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Keith Turner 1,492 64.90%
Labour D. Harty 475 20.66%
Liberal A. Carroll 178 7.74%
Conservative S. Lennard 77 3.35%
Socialist Labour G. Williams 77 3.35%
Majority 1,017
Turnout

Picton[edit]

Picton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Erica Kemp 1,579 70.30%
Labour A. Glanville 631 28.09%
Conservative W. Hobhouse 36 1.60%
Majority 948
Turnout

Pirrie[edit]

Pirrie
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. Gouldbourne 849 47.99%
Liberal Democrat F. Johnston 553 31.26%
Conservative F. Stevens 56 3.17%
Liberal K. Buchannan 299 16.90%
Ward Labour J. Kidd 12 0.68%
Majority 296
Turnout

St. Mary's[edit]

St. Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Richard Oglethorpe 1,722 71.25%
Labour M. Harrison 603 24.95%
Conservative G. Harden 33 1.37%
Liberal V. Woodward 59 2.44%
Majority 1,119
Turnout

Smithdown[edit]

Smithdown
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Andrew Makinson 668 50.30%
Labour R. Keenan 515 38.78%
Liberal J. Moore 70 5.27%
Conservative J. Cole 28 2.11%
Ward Labour L. Evans 12 0.90%
Majority 153
Turnout

Speke[edit]

Speke
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat D. Hughes 892 55.27%
Labour M. Rasmussen 663 41.08%
Liberal I. Smith 36 2.23%
Conservative D. Nuttall 23 1.43%
Majority 229
Turnout

Tuebrook[edit]

Tuebrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Tom Carter 2,055 69.15%
Labour B. McGrath 430 14.47%
Liberal Democrat L. Kinnahan 184 6.19%
Conservative J. Brandwood 68 2.29%
Independent Liberal K. McCullough 235 7.91%
Majority 1.625
Turnout

Valley[edit]

Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Frank O'Donoghue 1,373 71.77%
Labour N. Small 424 22.16%
Liberal I. Mayes 83 4.34%
Conservative M. Williams 33 1.73%
Majority 949
Turnout

Vauxhall[edit]

Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Ward Labour Pauline Connolly 840 46.82%
Labour F. Orr 810 45.15%
Liberal Democrat E. Wilkinson 102 5.69%
Liberal C. Woodruff 32 1.78%
Conservative J. Watson 10 0.56%
Majority 30
Turnout

Warbreck[edit]

Warbreck
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jean Newton 2,004 60.56%
Labour L. Hughes 827 24.99%
Liberal D. A. Mayes 294 8.88%
Socialist Labour J. A. Hackett 103 3.11%
Conservative E. Nash 81 2.45%
Majority 1,177
Turnout

Woolton[edit]

Woolton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Barbara Mace 3,016 73.89%
Conservative S. Fitzsimmons 502 12.30%
Labour W. Braben 420 10.29%
Socialist Labour M. Langley 144 3.53%
Majority 2,596
Turnout

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liverpool". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-12-16. 
  2. ^ Liverpool Daily Post 7 May 1999