1998 Hartlepool Borough Council election


Elections to Hartlepool Borough Council in the ceremonial county of County Durham in England were held on 7 May 1998. 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

Election result


Hartlepool Local Election Result 1998[2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 8 -7 50.0 45.2
  Liberal Democrats 4 +4 25.0 28.9
  Conservative 4 +3 25.0 21.3

References


  1. "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 9 May 1998. p. 16.
  2. "Local Elections results". The Times. 9 May 1998. p. 46.
  3. "Local Election Results, 1999". Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 2 May 2009.