Elections to Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council were held on 7 May 1998. One third of the council stood for election, and the Labour party kept control of the council. After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Newcastle-under-Lyme Local Election Result 1998
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 14 0 73.7
  Liberal Democrats 3 -1 15.8
  Conservative 2 +1 10.5

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