1998 Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council election


Elections to Rochdale Council were held on 7 May 1998. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council where they defeated the Liberal Democrats in 1996.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result


Rochdale Local Election Result 1998
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 11 0 55.0
  Liberal Democrats 7 0 35.0
  Conservative 2 0 10.0

References


  1. "The North West - Liam Fogarty". BBC Online. 5 January 1998. Retrieved 25 April 2008.