1998 Portsmouth City Council election


Elections to Portsmouth City Council 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.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result


Portsmouth Local Election Result 1998
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 7 0 53.8
  Conservative 3 +2 23.1
  Liberal Democrats 3 -2 23.1

References


  • "Council poll results", The Guardian 9 May 1998 page 16
Preceded by
1996 Portsmouth City Council election
Portsmouth City Council elections Succeeded by
1999 Portsmouth City Council election