1998 Kingston upon Thames London Borough Council election


Elections to Kingston upon Thames Council were held on 7 May 1998. The whole council was up for election and the Liberal Democrats lost overall control of the council[1] to a Conservative led minority administration.

Election result


Party Votes Seats
Conservative Party 38,697 (37.60%)
4.53 21 (42.0%)
21 / 50
3
Liberal Democrats 36,159 (35.14%)
8.34 19 (38.0%)
19 / 50
7
Labour Party 26,872 (26.11%)
4.31 10 (20.0%)
10 / 50
4
Green Party 899 (0.87%)
0.78 0 (0.0%)
0 / 50
Poplar 223 (0.22%)
0 (0.0%)
0 / 50
Socialist Labour 63 (0.06%)
0 (0.0%)
0 / 50
19 10 21
Liberal Democrats Labour Conservative

Ward results


Berrylands (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joanne Patricia AGNEW 560
Conservative Timothy David BROWN 1528
Labour Joan Heather BULLEY 532
Conservative Leslie George Poingdestre DALE 1519
Liberal Democrats Anthony John DAVIS 596
Conservative Kevin John DAVIS 1456
Liberal Democrats Robert William EYRE-BROOK 478
Liberal Democrats Ashley William STANBROOK 484
Green David Owen STIMSON 160
Labour Amanda Jane THIRSK 485
Turnout
Burlington (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Adam George BRADFORD 482
Labour Joseph Robert FREEDMAN 395
Conservative John Steven GODDEN 500
Liberal Democrats Adrian Jonathan MCLEAY 912
Liberal Democrats Derek Richard OSBOURNE 942
Labour Sharon WAUGH 343
Turnout
Cambridge (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Charles Geoffrey COX 918
Liberal Democrats Julie Haines 1063
Liberal Democrats John HEAMON 996
Labour Molly Eileen KELLY 378
Conservative Charles Albert KRIEG 856
Liberal Democrats Ian MANDERS 1014
Conservative Jeffrey Allan REARDON 927
Labour Marion RICHARDSON 379
Labour Sally RICHARDSON 384
Turnout
Canbury (3)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jonathan Morris COOPER 516
Conservative Quentin Rupert EDGINGTON 479
Labour John Michael ELLIN 1011
Liberal Democrats Dan FALCHIKOV 891
Conservative Shaun FRIEND 468
Liberal Democrats Richard George LILLICRAP 948
Labour Wendy MALSEED 1017
Poplar Jeremy St.John MIDDLETON 121
Labour Christopher Robert PRIEST 962
Liberal Democrats John TILLEY 935
Poplar Jean VIDLER 111
Poplar Nicholas Andrew YELLAND 91
Turnout
Chessington North (2)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Brian Martin BENNETT 881
Conservative Marion Jane EVANS 287
Liberal Democrats Vicki Constance HARRIS 899
Labour Pauline KEARNEY 192
Conservative David John SALUSBURY 274
Labour John Brereton WOODMAN 180
Turnout
Chessington South (3)
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Coombe (2)
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Grove (3)
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Hill (2)
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Hook (2)
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Malden Manor (2)
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Norbiton (3)
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Norbiton Park (2)
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St James (3)
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St Marks (3)
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Surbiton Hill (3)
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Tolworth East (2)
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Tolworth South (2)
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Tolworth West (2)
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Tudor (3)
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References


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