1998 Birmingham City Council election


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

1998 Birmingham City Council election

 1996 7 May 1998 1999 
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats won 83 17 16
Seat change 3 3 1

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

Result


Birmingham Local Election Result 1998[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 26 3 66.7
  Conservative 7 3 17.9
  Liberal Democrats 5 1 12.8
  Others 1 1 2.6

Council Composition


After the election the composition of the council was:

83 17 16 1
Labour Conservative Lib Dem Other

References


  1. "Local Elections results". The Times. 9 May 1998. p. 46.