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1999 Chelmsford Borough Council election

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All 56 seats to Chelmsford Borough Council
29 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Conservative
Last election 32 13
Seats before 32 13
Seats won 28 21
Seat change Decrease 4 Increase 8
Popular vote 30,458 29,880
Percentage 37.9 37.2
Swing Decrease3.0 Increase8.7

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Labour Independent
Last election 7 4
Seats before 7 4
Seats won 5 2
Seat change Decrease 2 Decrease 2
Popular vote 17,408 1,490
Percentage 21.7 1.9
Swing Decrease4.9 Decrease1.6

The 1999 Chelmsford Borough Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Chelmsford Borough Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections.

Results summary

1999 Chelmsford Borough Council election[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Liberal Democrats 28 2 6 Decrease 4 50.0 37.9 30,458 -3.0
  Conservative 21 8 0 Increase 8 37.5 37.2 29,880 +8.7
  Labour 5 0 2 Decrease 2 8.9 21.7 17,408 -4.9
  Independent 2 0 2 Decrease 2 3.6 1.9 1,490 -1.6
  Green 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.2 929 +0.7
  Ind. Conservative 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 198 N/A

Ward results

All Saints

All Saints
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W. Horslen 558 55.9 -7.0
Labour A. Longden 525 52.6 -6.8
Conservative J. Candler 226 22.6 +8.1
Liberal Democrats P. Aiken 220 22.0 +2.7
Conservative C. Wickers 200 20.0 +6.0
Liberal Democrats J. Nicholson 192 19.2 +1.5
Turnout 998 22.6 -17.5
Labour hold
Labour hold

Baddow Road & Great Baddow Village

Baddow Road & Great Baddow Village
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats C. Davies 1,026 48.6 -6.0
Liberal Democrats C. Rycroft 943 44.6 -5.2
Liberal Democrats T. Miller 939 44.5 -4.0
Conservative M. Holoway 587 27.8 +4.4
Conservative M. Knowles 582 27.6 +5.2
Conservative G. Smith 561 26.6 +5.6
Labour R. Burgess 334 15.8 -5.8
Labour J. McClean 330 15.6 -5.2
Labour M. Palmer 311 14.7 -5.4
Independent J. Pryke 267 12.6 N/A
Green J. Shiner 81 3.8 N/A
Turnout 2,112 35.5 -8.1
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Boreham

Boreham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats M. Dilloway 452 58.2 -7.2
Conservative A. Leslie 187 24.1 +9.1
Labour L. Hay 90 11.6 -5.4
Green E. Burgess 48 6.2 +3.7
Majority 265 34.1 -14.5
Turnout 782 28.8 -11.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease8.2

Broomfield Pleshey & Great Waltham

Broomfield Pleshey & Great Waltham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. Ashford 969 54.9 +3.3
Liberal Democrats G. Pooley 665 37.7 +2.7
Conservative J. Need 650 36.8 +6.3
Liberal Democrats A. Goldsmith 487 27.6 N/A
Labour R. Patterson 258 14.6 -9.3
Ind. Conservative C. Cole 198 11.2 -19.3
Turnout 1,765 34.3 -4.8
Conservative gain from Independent
Liberal Democrats hold

Cathedral

Cathedral
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative P. Hutchinson 591 42.4 +11.2
Liberal Democrats M. Bracken 579 41.5 -6.1
Conservative A. Tween 547 39.2 +9.8
Liberal Democrats A. Sosin 496 35.6 -11.7
Labour F. Bache 319 22.9 +3.2
Labour S. Barke 309 22.2 +2.8
Turnout 1,394 31.3 -16.1
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats hold

Chignall Good Easter, Highwoodmashbury & Roxwell

Chignall Good Easter, Highwoodmashbury & Roxwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats P. Evans 360 49.7 -1.2
Conservative D. Pyman 269 37.1 +5.6
Labour B. Williams 96 13.2 -4.4
Majority 91 12.6 -6.7
Turnout 730 38.3 -10.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease3.4

East & West Hanningfield

East & West Hanningfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent A. Dixon 376 51.0 -19.0
Conservative R. Saunders 257 34.9 N/A
Labour K. Blackburn 104 14.1 -15.9
Majority 119 16.1 -23.9
Turnout 738 41.2 -1.6
Independent hold Swing Decrease27.0

Galleywood

Galleywood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Potter 709 44.8 +9.4
Conservative D. Stevenson 664 41.9 +6.8
Labour P. Smith 479 30.3 -2.8
Labour A. Wilson 475 30.0 -1.4
Liberal Democrats J. Clarke 393 24.8 -5.2
Liberal Democrats J. Hutchon 297 18.8 -3.7
Turnout 1,583 34.2 -7.0
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Goat Hall

Goat Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats F. Mountain 869 61.4 +4.6
Liberal Democrats J. Williams 788 55.7 -10.0
Conservative H. Robinson 342 24.2 +1.9
Conservative E. Lumley 342 24.2 +2.3
Labour F. Parish 206 14.6 -2.5
Labour C. Trevaldwyn 176 12.4 -2.0
Turnout 1,415 31.7 -9.4
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Great & Little Leighs & Little Waltham

Great & Little Leighs & Little Waltham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Willsher 570 68.5 +12.8
Liberal Democrats E. Smith 135 16.2 -0.9
Labour M. Horslen 127 15.3 -11.9
Majority 435 52.3 +23.8
Turnout 840 37.3 -6.0
Conservative hold Swing Increase6.9

Little Baddow Danbury & Sandon

Little Baddow Danbury & Sandon
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative M. Hurrell 1,243 58.1 +15.2
Conservative C. Kingsley 1,224 57.2 +13.5
Conservative I. Wright 1,216 56.8 +15.1
Liberal Democrats D. Whiteing 519 24.2 -2.4
Liberal Democrats L. O'Brien 463 21.6 -5.9
Liberal Democrats S. Harvey 404 18.9 -8.9
Labour N. Jackson 222 10.4 -0.2
Labour W. Jardine 205 9.6 -1.3
Green C. Budgey 159 7.4 -1.1
Green R. Aylott 143 6.7 N/A
Green R. Kenney 75 3.5 N/A
Turnout 2,141 33.0 -11.3
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

Margaretting & Stock

Margaretting & Stock
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative G. Stringer 612 71.1 +12.0
Labour R. Jones 125 14.5 -2.0
Liberal Democrats H. Lambert 124 14.4 -10.0
Majority 487 56.6 +22.0
Turnout 867 36.9 -9.7
Conservative hold Swing Increase7.0

Moulsham Lodge

Moulsham Lodge
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats P. Firth 902 64.7 +4.6
Liberal Democrats D. Jones 819 58.8 -3.7
Conservative D. Cruickshank 283 20.3 +2.0
Conservative R. Paddon 255 18.3 +0.9
Labour C. Dyer 216 15.5 -5.8
Labour P. Goodwin 174 12.5 -8.3
Green J. Barnes 56 4.0 N/A
Turnout 1,394 35.5 -9.1
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Old Moulsham

Old Moulsham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats M. Foreman 749 44.8 +6.7
Liberal Democrats W. Hale 720 43.0 +4.0
Liberal Democrats K. Francis 705 42.1 +3.9
Conservative P. Marchand 501 29.9 +0.5
Conservative V. Makin 499 29.8 +2.5
Conservative D. Kimberlin 488 29.2 +4.0
Labour M. Briault 407 24.3 -2.7
Labour A. Rigg 385 23.0 -2.9
Labour G. Viney 341 20.4 -3.8
Turnout 1,673 27.3 -17.2
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Patching Hall

Patching Hall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats T. Smith-Hughes 740 44.0 -4.8
Liberal Democrats C. Barrett 699 41.5 -6.3
Liberal Democrats A. Johnson 670 39.8 -7.3
Conservative K. Pauley 639 38.0 +14.1
Conservative M. McCullough 507 30.1 +6.7
Conservative I. Day 487 28.9 +7.2
Labour J. Bliss 382 22.7 -1.7
Labour R. Essery 355 21.1 -2.2
Labour P. Bennett 342 20.3 -1.0
Green A. Thompson 102 6.1 N/A
Turnout 1,683 28.7 -13.9
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Rettendon & Runwell

Rettendon & Runwell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative J. Little 535 53.0 N/A
Conservative E. Mickleborough 498 49.4 +8.6
Labour D. Newton 224 22.2 -6.9
Liberal Democrats J. Meyn 170 16.8 -3.6
Liberal Democrats D. Owen 128 12.7 N/A
Independent A. Brown 124 12.3 N/A
Turnout 1,009 25.0 -11.0
Conservative gain from Independent
Conservative hold

Rothmans

Rothmans
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats M. Hutchon 572 50.7 +3.3
Liberal Democrats M. Lambert 532 47.1 +0.1
Conservative K. Carr 323 28.6 +5.6
Conservative P. Martin 307 27.2 +7.5
Labour C. Kemp 258 22.9 -5.0
Labour L. Feeney 254 22.5 -4.8
Green E. Deakin 52 4.6 N/A
Turnout 1,129 25.8 -13.8
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

South Hanningfield

South Hanningfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. Whitehead 410 70.1 +10.4
Liberal Democrats A. Arnot 175 29.9 +16.8
Majority 235 40.2 +7.6
Turnout 609 32.9 -6.9
Conservative hold Swing Decrease3.2

South Woodham - Chetwood & Collingwood

South Woodham - Chetwood & Collingwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative M. Moulds 726 58.1 +13.7
Conservative J. Allen 699 55.9 +4.2
Conservative C. Stephenson 698 55.8 +11.6
Labour R. Smith 279 22.3 -5.6
Labour P. Wedlock 271 21.7 -3.5
Liberal Democrats J. Deakin 269 21.5 -6.0
Labour A. Dearman 248 19.8 -4.8
Liberal Democrats N. Sutcliffe 215 17.2 -9.4
Liberal Democrats D. Sykes 201 16.1 -8.0
Turnout 1,250 20.4 -7.7
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
Conservative hold

South Woodham - Elmwood & Woodville

South Woodham - Elmwood & Woodville
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent P. Martin 511 37.4 +2.7
Liberal Democrats I. Roberts 493 36.1 +2.1
Liberal Democrats J. Goldfinch 483 35.4 +2.8
Liberal Democrats R. Elson 469 34.3 +3.4
Conservative D. Sismey 423 31.0 +2.3
Conservative K. Darby 356 26.1 +0.1
Labour C. Vanner 341 25.0 -1.7
Labour J. Barnett 335 24.5 +3.7
Conservative C. Knight 330 24.2 +0.8
Turnout 1,366 22.3
Independent hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Springfield North

Springfield North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats P. Lane 751 49.1 -6.6
Liberal Democrats W. Lane 714 46.7 -13.4
Liberal Democrats M. Mackrory 632 41.4 -13.1
Conservative G. Fawcett 471 30.8 -2.4
Conservative P. Hepworth 446 29.2 -0.9
Conservative S. Poyser 378 24.7 -5.4
Labour P. Cobb 280 18.3 -7.7
Labour D. Beddoe 256 16.8 -9.1
Labour M. Pearson 252 16.5 -7.8
Independent R. Parker 105 6.9 +3.5
Turnout 1,528 22.9 -9.5
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Springfield South

Springfield South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R. Alcock 775 49.2 +21.4
Conservative D. Lumley 752 47.7 +17.3
Conservative N. Gulliver 720 45.7 +18.6
Liberal Democrats R. Webb 535 34.0 -10.9
Liberal Democrats R. Webb 514 32.6 -12.3
Liberal Democrats J. Styles 512 32.5 -11.2
Labour K. Pallett 219 13.9 -6.6
Labour A. Hurst 204 13.0 -6.4
Labour E. Raynham 175 11.1 -7.1
Independent J. Berry 107 6.8 N/A
Turnout 1,575 29.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats

St. Andrew's

St. Andrew's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour E. Baldwin 1,071 46.4 +7.4
Labour J. Devane 1,017 44.0 +7.6
Labour R. Kennedy 1,007 43.6 +1.6
Liberal Democrats K. Hay 649 28.1 -3.9
Liberal Democrats I. Gale 638 27.6 -5.8
Liberal Democrats M. Noble 603 26.1 -5.5
Conservative S. Cruickshank 529 22.9 +4.4
Conservative A. Lewis 525 22.7 +4.8
Conservative L. Saich 501 21.7 +4.4
Green C. Coker 112 4.9 N/A
Turnout 2,309 34.3 -19.0
Labour hold
Labour hold
Labour hold

The Lawns

The Lawns
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats P. Harvey 1,048 57.8 +3.0
Liberal Democrats A. Hall 974 53.8 +4.6
Conservative D. Hepworth 518 28.6 -6.0
Conservative D. Lee 503 27.8 -2.8
Labour W. Jordan 243 13.4 +0.5
Labour W. Evans 227 12.5 +1.2
Turnout 1,812 38.4 -15.0
Liberal Democrats hold
Liberal Democrats hold

Waterhouse Farm

Waterhouse Farm
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J. Hunnable 852 47.0 +8.3
Liberal Democrats J. Thackray 812 44.8 +6.5
Labour M. Austin 658 36.3 -3.1
Labour D. Howell 658 36.3 -2.6
Conservative C. Hodges 295 16.3 -0.6
Conservative N. Stevenson 284 15.7 -1.0
Turnout 1,814 39.0 -11.1
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour

Woodham Ferrers & Bicknacre

Woodham Ferrers & Bicknacre
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative D. Selway 417 61.3 +15.4
Liberal Democrats M. Staines 165 24.3 -10.4
Labour R. Brady 98 14.4 -5.0
Majority 252 37.1 +25.9
Turnout 701 29.8 -7.4
Conservative hold Swing Increase12.9

Writtle

Writtle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative A. Sach 650 37.5 +8.5
Conservative E. Barribal 604 34.9 +8.0
Liberal Democrats G. Reeves 541 31.2 -4.2
Labour B. Grainger 526 30.4 -1.3
Labour S. O'Sullivan 469 27.1 -4.4
Liberal Democrats T. Willis 456 26.3 -6.0
Green P. Gaywood 101 5.8 N/A
Turnout 1,733 38.5 -8.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats

References

  1. ^ "Chelmsford Borough Council Election Results 1973-2011" (PDF). Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher. Retrieved 27 July 2021.