1998 Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council election

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

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


  1. "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 9 May 1998. p. 16.
Preceded by
1996 Gateshead Council election
Gateshead local elections Succeeded by
1999 Gateshead Council election