West Lancashire District Council election, 1998

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The 1998 West Lancashire District Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of West Lancashire District Council in Lancashire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Seats   ±  
Labour 32 -3
Conservative 20 +1
Independent 2 +1
Others 1 +1

[2]

Election result[edit]

West Lancashire Local Election Result 1998[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 -3 47.4
  Conservative 8 +1 42.1
  Independent 1 +1 5.3
  Others 1 +1 5.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Local Elections results". The Times. 1998-05-09. p. 46. 
  2. ^ "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 1998-05-09. p. 16.