1999 Ipswich Borough Council election

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One third of seats
25 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Labour Conservative Liberal Democrats
Last election 40 8 0
Seats won 13 1
Seats after 37 10 1
Seat change Decrease3 Increase2 Increase1

Council control before election

Labour

Council control after election

Labour

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

Election result

Ipswich Local Election Result 1999
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 13 -3 68.4
  Conservative 5 +2 26.3
  Liberal Democrats 1 +1 5.3

Ward Results

Nineteen councillors were elected.[1]

Bixley

Bixley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Wright 1,081 56.0
Conservative Gordon Terry 1,056
Labour C. Campbell 529 27.4
Labour G. Rusher 441
Liberal Democrats J. Shirley 320
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. ^ Rallings, Colin; Thrasher, Michael. "Ipswich Borough Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). electionscentre.co.uk. Elections Centre Plymouth University. Retrieved 10 May 2021.