One third of seats
25 seats needed for a majority
Elections for Ipswich Borough 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.
After the election, the composition of the council was
|Party||Seats||Gains||Losses||Net gain/loss||Seats %||Votes %||Votes||+/−|
Nineteen councillors were elected.
|Liberal Democrats||J. Shirley||320|