Map of the results of the 1999 North Somerset council election. Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow, Labour in red, independent in grey, Green Party in green and Liberal Paty in orange.
Map of the results of the 1999 North Somerset council election. Conservatives in blue, Liberal Democrats in yellow, Labour in red, independent in grey, Green Party in green and Liberal Paty in orange.

The 1999 North Somerset Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of North Somerset Unitary Council in Somerset, England. The whole council was up for election with boundary changes since the last election in 1995 increasing the number of seats by 2.[1] The Conservative Party gained overall control of the council from no overall control.[2]

Election result

North Somerset Local Election Result 1999[2][3]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 32 +15 52.5
  Labour 13 +8 21.3
  Liberal Democrats 11 -18 18.0
  Independent 3 +2 4.9
  Green 1 0 1.6
  Liberal 1 0 1.6
  Others 0 -5 0

References

  1. ^ "North Somerset". BBC News Online. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
  2. ^ a b "How the nations voted". The Times. 8 May 1999. p. 48.
  3. ^ "Tories Gain Control of North Somerset Council". North Somerset Council. 7 May 1999. Archived from the original on 17 August 2003. Retrieved 14 August 2011.