1998 Hart District Council election


The 1998 Hart Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Hart District Council in Hampshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result


Hart Local Election Result 1998[1][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 5 0 45.5 30.3 4,045
  Conservative 3 +1 27.3 36.0 4,808
  Independent 3 -1 27.3 25.0 3,332
  Labour 0 0 0 8.7 1,160

Ward results


Blackwater and Hawley[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Brian Blewett 527 49.2
Conservative John Twemlow 432 40.3
Labour Pauline Billman 113 10.5
Majority 95 8.9
Turnout 1,072
Church Crookham[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Heather Shearer 738 44.8
Conservative Rosemary Feltham 727 44.1
Labour Hugh Meredith 183 11.1
Majority 11 0.7
Turnout 1,648
Crondall[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Norman Lambert 741 71.5
Liberal Democrats Penelope Wright 190 18.3
Labour Alan Partridge 106 10.2
Majority 551 53.1
Turnout 1,037
Fleet Courtmoor[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Colin Hazell 838 60.2
Independent Stephen Gorys 404 29.0
Labour Janet Carrier 150 10.8
Majority 434 31.2
Turnout 1,392
Fleet Pondtail[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Sharyn Wheale 944 50.8
Conservative Brian Goddard 727 39.1
Labour Peter Cotton 188 10.1
Majority 217 11.7
Turnout 1,859
Fleet West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Conservative Peter Shoesmith 975 66.4
Liberal Democrats Richard Robinson 326 22.2
Labour Shirley Dearman 168 11.4
Majority 649 44.2
Turnout 1,469
Frogmore and Darby Green[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Vivien Street 652 66.5
Conservative Caryl Bromhead 192 19.6
Labour John Davies 136 13.9
Majority 460 46.9
Turnout 980
Hartley Wintney[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Susan Band 1,009 86.3
Liberal Democrats Anthony Over 160 13.7
Majority 849 72.6
Turnout 1,169
Hook[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Fergus Kirkham 848 57.2
Conservative Andrew Henderson 634 42.8
Majority 214 14.4
Turnout 1,482
Long Sutton[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sarah Wallis 301 69.2
Liberal Democrats William Redman 134 30.8
Majority 167 38.4
Turnout 435
Yateley West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats David Simpson 470 58.6
Conservative David Ashworth 216 26.9
Labour John Davis 116 14.5
Majority 254 31.7
Turnout 802

References


  1. "Local Elections results". The Times. 9 May 1998. p. 46.
  2. "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 9 May 1998. p. 16.
  3. "Local Election Results for 7 May 1998". Hart District Council. Archived from the original on 26 April 2010. Retrieved 18 April 2010.
Preceded by
1996 Hart Council election
Hart local elections Succeeded by
1999 Hart Council election