The 1998 South Lakeland District Council election took place on 7 May 1998 to elect members of South Lakeland District Council in Cumbria, England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

South Lakeland Local Election Result 1998[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 6 +2 35.3
  Liberal Democrats 6 -2 35.3
  Conservative 3 +1 17.6
  Independent 2 -1 11.8

References

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