1998 West Lancashire District Council election


The 1998 West Lancashire District Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of West Lancashire District Council in Lancashire, 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:

PartySeats  ±  
Labour32-3
Conservative20+1
Independent2+1
Others1+1

[2]

Election result


West Lancashire Local Election Result 1998[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 -3 47.4
  Conservative 8 +1 42.1
  Independent 1 +1 5.3
  Others 1 +1 5.3

References


  1. "Local Elections results". The Times. 9 May 1998. p. 46.
  2. "Policy and politics: Local Elections: Analysis: Council poll results". The Guardian. 9 May 1998. p. 16.