Elections to Bury Council were held on 6 May 1999. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.[1] Overall turnout was 28.14%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Bury Local Election Result 1999
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 12 0 2 -2 75.0 48.7 19,197 -3.4%
  Conservative 3 2 0 +2 18.8 32.8 12,912 -1.1%
  Liberal Democrats 1 0 0 0 6.3 13.9 5,480 +0.8%
  Environment and Wildlife 0 0 0 0 0 3.9 1,533 +3.2%
  Independent 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 283 +0.5%

Ward results

Besses
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Derek Boden 974 67.4 -3.2
Conservative Mark Roberts 319 22.1 +2.9
Liberal Democrats Ivy Hooley 153 10.6 +0.4
Majority 655 45.3 -6.1
Turnout 1,446 21.5 +1.0
Labour hold Swing
Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Bibby 1,514 47.5 +0.7
Labour Stella Smith 1,262 39.6 -5.5
Environment and Wildlife Michael Wellock 413 13.0 +13.0
Majority 252 7.9 +6.2
Turnout 3,189 35.9 +0.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Trevor Holt 1,211 72.9 -6.2
Conservative Roger Thompson 305 18.4 -2.5
Liberal Democrats Janet Turner 146 8.8 +8.8
Majority 906 54.5 -3.7
Turnout 1,662 21.5 -0.5
Labour hold Swing
Elton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Raymond Watts 1,192 47.2 -3.7
Conservative Geoffrey White 885 35.0 -3.1
Environment and Wildlife Glyn Heath 232 9.2 +9.2
Liberal Democrats Robert Sloss 216 8.6 -2.5
Majority 307 12.2 -0.6
Turnout 2,525 27.2 +0.5
Labour hold Swing
Holyrood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Victor D'Albert 1,466 58.7 +2.2
Labour Mary Whitby 693 27.7 -2.6
Conservative Kevin Laughton 339 13.6 +0.4
Majority 773 31.0 +4.8
Turnout 2,498 30.4 +1.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Moorside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Winstone Ramsey 1,221 50.1 -0.2
Conservative Norman Hamer 926 38.0 -4.2
Environment and Wildlife Paul Dixon 156 6.4 +6.4
Liberal Democrats Winifred Rohmann 134 5.5 -1.9
Majority 295 12.1 +4.0
Turnout 2,437 29.5 +0.2
Labour hold Swing
Pilkington Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Pamela Walker 1,013 49.8 -3.9
Conservative Cecilia Aaron 853 41.9 +3.1
Liberal Democrats Nigel Bird 168 8.3 +0.7
Majority 160 7.9 -7.0
Turnout 2,034 25.3 +0.8
Labour hold Swing
Radcliffe Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Isherwood 1,601 61.5 -7.5
Liberal Democrats Michael Halsall 684 26.3 +14.5
Conservative Alan Bigg 320 12.3 -4.1
Majority 917 25.2 -27.4
Turnout 2,605 29.8 +4.4
Labour hold Swing
Radcliffe North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edward Briggs 1,505 50.1 +0.4
Conservative Denise Bigg 1,096 36.5 +1.2
Environment and Wildlife David Bentley 242 8.1 -1.0
Liberal Democrats Gillian Duffy 162 5.4 -0.5
Majority 409 13.6 -0.8
Turnout 3,005 28.5 +1.2
Labour hold Swing
Radcliffe South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Watmough 1,015 54.2 -1.0
Conservative Peter Wright 668 35.6 -0.9
Liberal Democrats Theodor Tymczyna 191 10.2 +1.9
Majority 347 18.6 -0.1
Turnout 1,874 23.5 +4.8
Labour hold Swing
Ramsbottom
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Barry Theckston 1,595 43.8 -4.9
Labour Anne Beckett 1,563 42.9 +2.6
Environment and Wildlife Angela Graham 256 7.0 +7.0
Liberal Democrats David Foss 230 6.3 -4.8
Majority 32 0.9 -7.5
Turnout 3,644 32.8 +4.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Redvales
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Smith 1,436 66.9 +0.3
Conservative Christopher Hall 428 19.9 -2.1
Independent Arthur Withington 283 13.2 +13.2
Majority 1,008 47.0 +2.4
Turnout 2,147 26.7 +0.7
Labour hold Swing
St Mary's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brendon Hope 1,266 52.1 -5.0
Conservative Neville Singer 652 26.8 -2.1
Liberal Democrats Mary D'Albert 513 21.1 +7.1
Majority 614 25.3 -2.9
Turnout 2,431 27.0 +2.2
Labour hold Swing
Sedgley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gillian Campbell 1,128 45.1 -7.7
Liberal Democrats Timothy Pickstone 968 38.7 +14.8
Conservative Bernard Vincent 406 16.2 -7.1
Majority 160 6.4 -22.5
Turnout 2,502 30.5 +2.8
Labour hold Swing
Tottington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Johnson 1,795 59.8 +6.1
Labour Elizabeth Melia 911 30.4 -4.9
Liberal Democrats Martin Robinson Dowland 295 9.8 -1.2
Majority 884 29.4 +11.0
Turnout 3,001 30.1 -0.3
Conservative hold Swing
Unsworth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sylvia Mason 1,206 50.1 -10.2
Conservative Samuel Cohen 811 33.7 +1.9
Environment and Wildlife Martin Prescott 234 9.7 +9.7
Liberal Democrats Geoffrey Young 154 6.4 -1.5
Majority 395 16.4 -12.1
Turnout 2,405 29.7 +2.5
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Bury". BBC News Online. Retrieved 16 December 2009.