1999 East Renfrewshire Council election
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All 20 seats to East Renfrewshire Council
11 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Last election 8 9
Seats won 9 8
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1
Popular vote 14,449 14,715
Percentage 31.9% 32.4%

  Third party Fourth party
 
Party Liberal Democrats Independent
Last election 2 0
Seats won 2 1
Seat change Steady Increase1
Popular vote 6,184 1,714
Percentage 13.6% 3.8%

Council Leader before election


No overall control

Elected Council Leader


No overall control

1999 Elections to East Renfrewshire Council were held on 6 May 1999, the same day as the other Scottish local government elections and the Scottish Parliament election. The council remained under no overall control.

Aggregate results

East Renfrewshire Council election, 1999[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 9 1 0 Increase1 45 31.5 14,399 Increase0.2
  Conservative 8 0 1 Decrease1 40 31.8 14,715 Increase2.6
  Liberal Democrats 2 0 0 Steady 10 13.6 6,184 Decrease1.2
  Independent 1 1 0 Increase1 5 3.8 1,714 Increase3.0
  SNP 0 0 0 Steady 0 19.3 8,302 Decrease1.4

ward results

Aucenback
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour E. Phillips 1,238 71.2
SNP A. Felber 421 24.2
Conservative G. Campbell 79 4.5
Majority 817 47.0
Barrhead Central
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour O. Taylor 1,198 46.3
SNP D. Yates 463 24.7
Conservative Ms R. Gilbert 213 11.4
Majority 735 21.6
Barrhead East
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour Ms. E. Cunningham 1,075 64.0
SNP Ms. I. Zivalijevic 445 36.5
Conservative A. Fordyce 159 9.5
Majority 630 37.5
Barrhead North
Party Candidate Votes %
Labour R. Garscadden 1,102 54.2
SNP Ms. S. MacLeod 483 23.7
Conservative W. McCort 450 22.1
Majority 619 30.5

References

  1. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael (1999). Local elections handbook 1999 : the 1999 local election results (PDF). Plymouth: Local Government Chronicle Elections Centre, University of Plymouth. ISBN 978-0-948858-25-3.