1999 Derby City Council election[1][2]
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15 of the 44 seats in the Derby City Council
23 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Last election 37 4 3
Seats won 34 6 4
Seat change Decrease3 Increase2 Increase1
Popular vote 18,371 11,840 7,753
Percentage 47.8% 30.8% 20.2%

Derby City Council election 1999 map.svg
Map showing the results of the 1999 Derby City Council elections.

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

The 1999 Derby City Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Derby City Council in England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council.[3] Overall turnout was 29.0%.[4]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Derby Local Election Result 1999[4][6]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 10 0 3 Decrease3 66.7 47.8 18,371
  Conservative 3 2 0 Increase2 20.0 30.8 11,840
  Liberal Democrats 2 1 0 Increase1 13.3 20.2 7,753

Ward results

Abbey

Location of Abbey ward
Location of Abbey ward
Abbey [7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour M. Walker 1,156 58.8%
Liberal Democrats P. Clayden 365 18.6%
Conservative H. Love 363 18.5%
Green E. Wall 82 4.2%
Turnout 16.6%
Labour hold

Allestree

Location of Allestree ward
Location of Allestree ward
Allestree[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative G. Du Sautoy 1,738 61.3%
Labour M. Daullah 613 21.6%
Liberal Democrats S. King 486 17.1%
Turnout 35.3%
Conservative hold

Alvaston

Location of Alvaston ward
Location of Alvaston ward
Alvaston[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Ayliss 1,128 60.8%
Conservative Willitts P. 525 28.3%
Liberal Democrats T. Hall 202 10.9%
Turnout %
Labour hold

Babington

Location of Babington ward
Location of Babington ward
Babington[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour A. Kalia 940 43.7%
Conservative M. Yaqub 891 41.4%
Liberal Democrats M. Rashid 170 7.9%
Green L. Davies 152 7.1%
Turnout %
Labour hold

Blagreaves

Location of Blagreaves ward
Location of Blagreaves ward
Blagreaves[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats R. Troup 1,807 48.3%
Labour M. Redfern 1,466 39.2%
Conservative P. White 469 12.5%
Turnout 39.4%
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour

Boulton

Location of Boulton ward
Location of Boulton ward
Boulton[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Blanksby 1,432 60.5%
Conservative S. Hart 554 23.4%
Independent Labour S. Conway 200 8.4%
Liberal Democrats M. Skelton 181 7.6%
Turnout 28.2%
Labour hold

Breadsall

Location of Breadsall ward
Location of Breadsall ward
Breadsall[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour P. Woodhead 1,866 51.6%
Conservative M. Webb 1,428 39.5%
Liberal Democrats P. Turner 321 8.9%
Turnout 22.9%
Labour hold

Darley

Location of Darley ward
Location of Darley ward
Darley[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative P. Hickson 1,665 48.1%
Labour D. Roberts 1,402 40.5%
Liberal Democrats J. Keane 392 11.3%
Turnout 36.6%
Conservative gain from Labour

Littleover

Location of Littleover ward
Location of Littleover ward
Littleover[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Democrats M. Burgess 1,746 58.6%
Labour L. Shillingford 753 25.3%
Conservative L. Skelton 479 16.1%
Turnout 41.3%
Liberal Democrats hold

Mackworth

Location of Mackworth ward
Location of Mackworth ward
Mackworth[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Gerrard 1,276 68.7%
Conservative W. Annable 408 22.0%
Liberal Democrats W. Savage 174 9.4%
Turnout 29.6%
Labour hold

Mickleover

Location of Mickleover ward
Location of Mickleover ward
Mickleover[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Conservative M. Lindsay 1,085 34.1%
Labour A. Macdonald 1,076 33.8%
Liberal Democrats J. Foxon 1,025 32.2%
Turnout 34.1%
Conservative gain from Labour

Normanton

Location of Normanton ward
Location of Normanton ward
Mickleover[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Chris Williamson 1,292 69.2%
Conservative J. Lee 297 15.9%
Liberal Democrats B. Lowe 278 14.9%
Turnout 26.6%
Labour hold

Osmanton

Location of Osmaston ward
Location of Osmaston ward
Osmanton[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. McGiven 676 69.5%
Conservative J. Magee 149 15.3%
Liberal Democrats B. Harry 104 10.7%
Independent G. Hardy 44 4.5%
Turnout 17.3%
Labour hold

Sinfin

Location of Sinfin ward
Location of Sinfin ward
Sinfin[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour A. Nath 1,529 77.7%
Conservative D. Hart 260 13.2%
Liberal Democrats A. Piggott 180 9.1%
Turnout 24.5%
Labour hold

Spondon

Location of Spondon ward
Location of Spondon ward
Spondon[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour J. Ahern 1,766 48.8%
Conservative M. Sandford 1,529 42.3%
Liberal Democrats P. Peat 322 8.9%
Turnout 37.0%
Labour hold

References

  1. ^ "Council compositions by year". The Elections Centre.
  2. ^ "Local Election Summaries 1999". The Elections Centre.
  3. ^ a b "Britain votes: Local Council Election Results". The Independent. 7 May 1999. p. 12.
  4. ^ a b "Local Election Results, 1999". Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2009.
  5. ^ "Derby". BBC News Online. Retrieved 27 September 2009.
  6. ^ "Local Councils: Results round-up". The Times. 7 May 1999. p. 4.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Derby City Council Election Results 1979-1995" (PDF). Elections Centre.