The 1999 Horsham District Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Horsham District Council in England.[1] It was held on the same day as other local elections. The Conservatives won a majority of 3 on the council, gaining from the Liberal Democrats.

1999 Horsham District Council election

← 1995 6 May 1999 2003 →

All 36 seats to Horsham District Council
19 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats Independent
Seats won 21 12 3
Seat change Increase 4 Decrease 12 Increase 1

Council Composition

Prior to the election, the composition of the council was:

24 17 2
LDem Con Ind

After the election, the composition of the council was:

21 12 3
Con LDem Ind

Results summary

1999 Horsham District Council election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 21 Increase 4 58.3 50.5 30,342 +8.9
  Liberal Democrats 12 Decrease 12 33.3 37.7 22,640 -8.5
  Independent 3 Increase 1 8.3 4.8 2,881 +0.2
  Labour 0 Steady 0.0 7.1 4,257 -0.6

Ward results

Billingshurst

Billingshurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Van De Bergh S. Ms. 637 40.8 +10.4
Liberal Democrats Lawes G. 617 39.5 -5.6
Liberal Democrats Baczkowski A. Ms. 584
Conservative Hollins J. 570
Independent Longhurst K. 158 10.1 -14.4
Labour Scott P. 150 9.6 +9.6
Turnout 31.5
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Bramber & Upper Beeding

Bramber & Upper Beeding
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Williams S. 549 34.7
Independent Sanford L. 459 29.1
Liberal Democrats Deedman D. 418 26.5
Labour Neves M. 154 9.7
Labour Bonsey A. Ms. 147
Turnout 32.9
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Independent gain from Conservative Swing

Broadbridge Heath

Broadbridge Heath
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Horner S. Ms. 321 50.6 -26.7
Conservative Bradnum A. 207 32.6 +9.9
Labour Goddard K. Ms. 107 16.9 +16.9
Turnout 29.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Chanctonbury

Chanctonbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Harris A. 978 67.0 +15.9
Conservative Jenkins E. 880
Liberal Democrats Cooper N. 481 33.0 -15.9
Turnout 34.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Cowfold

Cowfold
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Baldwin B. 523 73.9 +10.1
Liberal Democrats Price L. 103 14.5 -21.7
Labour Canham T. 82 11.6 +11.6
Turnout 32.9
Conservative hold Swing

Denne

Denne
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Nye R. 1,023 47.6 +5.2
Conservative Charles J. 1,017
Conservative Tobutt P. 1,002
Liberal Democrats Sheldon D. 867 40.3 +1.5
Liberal Democrats Mullarky P. 838
Liberal Democrats Yarlett J. 741
Labour Thurston J. Ms. 260 12.1 -6.7
Turnout 36.0
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Forest

Forest
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Newman D. 909 52.7 +4.1
Liberal Democrats Rutherford P. Ms. 902
Liberal Democrats Paffett P. 846
Conservative Collins M. 636 36.9 +1.4
Conservative Scott I. Ms. 612
Conservative Wilkinson F. 598
Labour Skipton-Carter L. Ms. 179 10.4 -5.5
Turnout 30.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Henfield

Henfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Marsh J. 1,015 39.6 +2.4
Independent Matthews S. Ms. 941 36.8 -10.1
Conservative Cook A. Ms. 850
Liberal Democrats Pierce A. 310 12.1 -3.8
Labour Hanford R. 294 11.5 +11.5
Turnout 40.3
Conservative hold Swing
Independent hold Swing

Holbrook

Holbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Millson A. 1,019 45.4 +2.0
Conservative Baldwin A. 1,002 44.7 +7.6
Liberal Democrats Lickiss M. 979
Conservative Pratt M. 958
Labour Hugl L. Ms. 223 9.9 -9.7
Labour Brown R. 211
Turnout 30.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Itchingfield & Shipley

Itchingfield & Shipley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Vickers C. Ms. 577 69.9 +7.7
Liberal Democrats Bryant M. 175 21.2 -16.6
Labour McGarvey G. 74 9.0 +9.0
Turnout 39.2
Conservative hold Swing

Nuthurst

Nuthurst
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ashwell S. Ms. 446 76.8 +13.0
Liberal Democrats Clausen R. Ms. 101 17.4 -18.8
Labour Chapman R. 34 5.9 +5.9
Turnout 43.3
Conservative hold Swing

Pulborough & Coldwatham

Pulborough & Coldwatham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Downes M. Ms. 1,066 67.7 +5.4
Conservative Paterson R. 1,023
Liberal Democrats French M. 305 19.4 -18.3
Liberal Democrats Raja S. 228
Labour Britz J. 203 12.9 +12.9
Turnout 54.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Riverside

Riverside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Bevis A. 1,061 55.6 +5.0
Liberal Democrats Sully C. Ms. 1,057
Liberal Democrats Clarke P. Ms. 1,052
Conservative Palmer B. Ms. 622 32.6 +0.1
Conservative Mitchell C. 566
Conservative Wilkinson R. Ms. 537
Labour Nasskau L. 224 11.7 -5.2
Turnout 29.1
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Roffey North

Roffey North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Price B. Ms. 806 47.5 +0.9
Liberal Democrats Paffett F. Ms. 731
Conservative Hilliard D. 703 41.4 +6.9
Conservative Watson B. 604
Labour Thomas J. 188 11.1 -7.3
Turnout 32.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Rudgwick

Rudgwick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Bargman E. Ms. 514 78.1 +10.4
Liberal Democrats Horner P. 103 15.7 -16.6
Labour Mainwaring E. 41 6.2 +6.2
Turnout 32.6
Conservative hold Swing

Rusper

Rusper
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Kitchen E. Ms. 475 78.0 +6.3
Labour Street M. 68 11.2 +11.2
Liberal Democrats Brundish D. 66 10.8 -17.5
Turnout 33.1
Conservative hold Swing

Slinfold

Slinfold
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Wright D. 324 50.6 -20.1
Conservative Mawer A. 292 45.6 +16.3
Labour Corthine R. 24 3.8 +3.8
Turnout 47.9
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Southwater

Southwater
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Howard I. 1,266 54.6 +12.1
Conservative Dye G. 1,178
Liberal Democrats Stainton J. Ms. 829 35.7 -21.8
Liberal Democrats Stainton P. 775
Labour Allen D. 224 9.7 +9.7
Labour Spencer J. 171
Turnout 34.4
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Steyning

Steyning
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Cockman G. 1,011 39.1 +1.5
Conservative Lyth M. Ms. 774 29.9 -1.4
Liberal Democrats Deedman R. Ms. 558 21.6 -9.5
Conservative Galaud M. 511
Labour Neves V. Ms. 244 9.4 +9.4
Labour Wheeler D. 159
Turnout 37.9
Independent hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Storrington

Storrington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Read P. 799 42.6 +7.7
Conservative Butler N. 736
Liberal Democrats Girard M. Ms. 509 27.1 -21.4
Labour Banks P. Ms. 257 13.7 +13.7
Independent Brain J. Ms. 208 11.1 +11.1
Independent Bates K. 104 5.5 +5.5
Turnout 37.8
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats Swing

Brain J. Ms. was elected in Storrington as a Liberal Democrat in 1995, when this seat was last contested.

Sullington

Sullington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Banks D. 378 51.8 -18.9
Conservative Urry S. 307 42.1 +12.8
Labour Walter B. 45 6.2 +6.2
Turnout 41.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Trafalgar

Trafalgar
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Chapman N. 1,192 54.9 +4.4
Liberal Democrats Costin C. Ms. 1,114
Liberal Democrats Crosbie L. 1,002
Conservative Toubutt V. Ms. 759 34.9 -0.9
Conservative Smith J. Ms. 755
Conservative Alder M. 737
Labour Dumbrill D. Ms. 221 10.2 -3.5
Turnout 44.8
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

Warnham

Warnham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Burnham J. Ms. 482 77.1 +18.1
Liberal Democrats Pearce T. 89 14.2 +0.3
Labour McDonald K. 54 8.6 -18.6
Turnout 42.0
Conservative hold Swing

West Chiltington

West Chiltington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jackson M. 910 81.5 +8.3
Liberal Democrats Hughes A. 122 10.9 -15.9
Labour Pitt E. 84 7.5 +7.5
Turnout 38.6
Conservative hold Swing

West Grinstead

West Grinstead
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Howard J. Ms. 646 71.7 +12.6
Labour Taylor C. 135 14.9 -11.5
Liberal Democrats Duke M. 128 14.1 -0.4
Turnout 42.7
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ Colin Rallings; Michael Thrasher (26 February 2013). "Horsham District Council Election Results 1973-2011" (PDF). Retrieved 9 June 2020.