North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council election, 1998

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Elections to North Tyneside Council 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]

North Tyneside Local Election Result 1998
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 -2 55.0
  Conservative 5 +1 25.0
  Liberal Democrat 4 +1 20.0

Monkseaton[edit]

North Tyneside Council Elections: Monkseaton ward 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Joan Bell 1,438 49.2
Labour R. Clarke 1,214 41.6
Liberal Democrat A. Reeds 268 9.2
Majority 224
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

North Shields[edit]

North Tyneside Council Elections: North Shields ward 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frank Lott 1,116 47.4
Conservative L. Hamilton 863 36.6
Liberal Democrat A. McManus 376 16.0
Majority 253
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Tynemouth[edit]

North Tyneside Council Elections: Tynemouth ward 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Macaulay 1,627 59.3
Labour Brian Burdis 1,118 40.7
Majority 509
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Seatonville[edit]

North Tyneside Council Elections: Seatonville ward 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat D. Street 1,490 52.1
Labour R. Cooper 841 29.4
Conservative Karen Johnston 527 18.4
Majority 649
Turnout
Liberal Democrat hold Swing

Cullercoats[edit]

North Tyneside Council Elections: Cullercoats ward 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lawrence Goveas 1,834 56.5
Labour M. Ormston 1,410 43.5
Majority 424
Turnout 41.6
Conservative hold Swing

St. Mary's[edit]

North Tyneside Council Elections: St. Mary's ward 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative J. Carr 1,949 71.0
Labour M. Cross 795 29.0
Majority 1,154
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Whitley Bay[edit]

North Tyneside Council Elections: Whitley Bay ward 1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Janet McDonald 1,506 56.0
Labour R. Oliver 1,181 44.0
Majority 312
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local Elections results". The Times. 1998-05-09. p. 46. 


Preceded by
North Tyneside Council election 1996
North Tyneside local elections Succeeded by
North Tyneside Council election 1999