Elections to Knowsley Metropolitan 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.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Knowsley Local Election Result 1999
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 21 -1 95.5 69.4 12,009
  Liberal Democrats 1 +1 4.5 10.7 1,860
  Conservative 0 0 0 12.0 2,069
  Independent 0 0 0 7.7 1,341
  Socialist Labour 0 0 0 0.2 33

5 Labour councillors were uncontested.

Ward results

Cantril Farm
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Dennis Baum 342 54.5
Independent Peter Muldoon 266 42.4
Conservative Geoffrey Allen 20 3.2
Majority 76 12.1
Turnout 628 16.8
Cherryfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edward Grannell 501 76.0
Independent Norman Harris 158 24.0
Majority 343 52.0
Turnout 659 15.2
Halewood East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Cartin 896 62.7
Liberal Democrats Cecelia Saleemi 318 22.3
Conservative Gillian Robertson 215 15.0
Majority 578 40.4
Turnout 1,429 19.7
Halewood South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Thomas Lyons uncontested
Halewood West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Thomas Fearns 577 69.8
Liberal Democrats David Smithson 250 30.2
Majority 327 39.6
Turnout 827 17.9
Kirkby Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour William Brennan 734 93.4
Conservative Charles Brent 52 6.6
Majority 682 86.8
Turnout 786 17.4
Knowsley Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Scoggins 630 58.9
Conservative Thomas Fagan 439 41.1
Majority 191 17.8
Turnout 1,069 21.5
Longview
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Diane Reid uncontested
Northwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Mark Hagan 512 66.7
Independent Robert O'Connor 236 30.7
Conservative Andrew Pates 20 2.6
Majority 276 36.0
Turnout 768 20.6
Page Moss
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Thomas Russell uncontested
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Crummie 854 72.1
Independent John White 258 21.8
Conservative Gillian Allen 73 6.2
Majority 596 50.3
Turnout 1,185 20.5
Prescot East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Friar 516 53.0
Liberal Democrats Denis Rimmer 428 43.9
Conservative Maria Salman-Roozen 30 3.1
Majority 88 9.1
Turnout 974 21.7
Prescot West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats Ian Smith 651 50.8
Labour Derek McEgan 598 46.6
Socialist Labour Carole Whatham 33 2.6
Majority 53 4.2
Turnout 1,282 29.0
Princess
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Laurence Nolan uncontested
Roby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Graham Morgan 1,013 56.2
Conservative Gary Robertson 533 29.5
Independent John Webster 258 14.3
Majority 480 26.7
Turnout 1,804 26.0
St Gabriels
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Keight 768 88.7
Conservative Susan Ford 98 11.3
Majority 670 77.4
Turnout 866 19.5
St Michaels
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Edward Baker uncontested
Swanside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ronald Round 1,102 84.4
Conservative Ronald Robinson 204 15.6
Majority 898 68.8
Turnout 1,306 21.8
Tower Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Thomas Rossiter 648 92.4
Conservative Thomas Lee 53 7.6
Majority 595 84.8
Turnout 701 12.6
Whiston North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sandria Gaffney 776 78.5
Liberal Democrats Ann Whatham 213 21.5
Majority 563 57.0
Turnout 989 19.7
Whiston South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Anthony Newman 981 77.7
Conservative Mark Salmon 281 22.3
Majority 700 55.4
Turnout 1,262 22.7
Whitefield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ann Clarke 561 72.4
Independent John Gallagher 165 21.3
Conservative Lorna Gough 49 6.3
Majority 396 51.1
Turnout 775 14.2

References

  1. ^ "Knowsley". BBC News Online. Retrieved 16 December 2009.