1998 Newcastle City Council election

The 1998 Newcastle City Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of Newcastle upon Tyne Metropolitan Borough Council in Tyne and Wear, England. 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

Newcastle upon Tyne Local Election Result 1998
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 23 0 82.1
  Liberal Democrats 5 0 17.9


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