The 1999 Norwich City Council election took on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Norwich City Council in England. This was on the same day as other local elections. 16 of 48 seats (one-third) were up for election, with an additional seat up in Coslany ward due to a by-election.

Results summary

1999 Norwich City Council election[1]
Party This election Full council This election
Seats Net Seats % Other Total Total % Votes Votes % +/−
  Labour 11 Decrease 2 64.7 22 33 68.8 11,206 39.3 -4.7
  Liberal Democrats 6 Increase 2 35.3 9 15 31.3 10,665 37.4 +0.1
  Conservative 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 5,489 19.3 +1.9
  Green 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 756 2.7 +2.3
  Independent 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 344 1.2 +1.0
  Natural Law 0 Steady 0.0 0 0 0.0 21 0.1 N/A

Ward results

Bowthorpe

Bowthorpe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Borrett 890 57.8 -5.0
Liberal Democrats N. Lubbock 375 24.4 +3.2
Conservative G. Drake 274 17.8 +1.8
Majority 515 33.4 -8.2
Turnout 1,539 18.3 -0.3
Labour hold Swing Decrease4.1

Catton Grove

Catton Grove
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. Smith 565 50.4 -0.7
Conservative P. Kearney 276 24.6 +1.9
Liberal Democrats S. Richardson 200 17.8 -2.3
Green B. Matthews 42 3.7 N/A
Independent D. Tungate 38 3.4 -2.7
Majority 289 25.8
Turnout 1,121 21.1 -13.7
Labour hold Swing Decrease1.3

Coslany

Coslany (2 seats due to by-election)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour H. Watson 780 46.0 -12.9
Labour R. Britt 746
Conservative E. Collishaw 746 24.1 +3.1
Conservative E. Horth 398
Liberal Democrats P. Kendrick 253 14.9 -5.3
Liberal Democrats T. Wells 247
Green A. Holmes 172 10.1 N/A
Independent M. Pryce 83 4.9 N/A
Turnout 28.8 +4.1
Labour hold
Labour hold

Crome

Crome
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour B. Simpson 767 49.1 -10.8
Conservative I. Lovewell 483 30.9 +9.0
Liberal Democrats N. Langham 313 20.0 +1.9
Majority 284 18.2 -19.8
Turnout 1,563 29.1 +2.0
Labour hold Swing Decrease9.9

Eaton

Eaton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats J. Lubbock 1,904 55.4 +6.6
Conservative J. Virgo 1,169 34.0 -5.2
Labour C. Knapp 361 10.5 -1.5
Majority 735 21.4 +11.9
Turnout 3,434 53.7 +2.4
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase5.9

Heigham

Heigham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats M. Verran 827 48.6 +16.4
Labour C. Semmens 660 38.8 -11.8
Conservative B. Wells 129 7.6 -1.5
Green I. Harris 84 4.9 -3.3
Majority 167 9.8 N/A
Turnout 1,700 30.7 +4.8
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Increase14.1

Henderson

Henderson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Cummins 620 54.0 -8.4
Liberal Democrats P. Meacock 221 19.2 -6.4
Green M. Valentine 158 13.8 N/A
Conservative V. Hopes 150 13.1 +1.1
Majority 399 34.8 -2.0
Turnout 1,149 20.4 ±0.0
Labour hold Swing Decrease1.0

Lakenham

Lakenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour A. Pearmain 724 49.0 -7.8
Liberal Democrats L. Harper 391 26.5 -0.5
Conservative R. Wells 297 20.1 +4.0
Independent J. Crome 65 4.4 N/A
Majority 333 22.5 -7.3
Turnout 1,477 27.9 +1.2
Labour hold Swing Decrease3.7

Mancroft

Mancroft
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour E. Burgess 716 43.9 -11.5
Conservative J. Knight 445 27.3 +4.3
Liberal Democrats C. Risebrook 331 20.3 -1.3
Green T. Tigger 77 4.7 N/A
Independent J. Girling 63 3.9 N/A
Majority 271 16.6 -15.8
Turnout 1,632 25.6 +1.9
Labour hold Swing Increase7.9

Mile Cross

Mile Cross
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J. Bunker 543 59.0 +3.3
Liberal Democrats I. Kendrick 197 21.4 +9.1
Conservative G. Smith 180 19.6 +7.3
Majority 346 37.6 +5.2
Turnout 920 17.7 ±0.0
Labour hold Swing Decrease2.9

Mousehold

Mousehold
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T. Gordon 620 45.6 -17.8
Liberal Democrats P. Young 465 34.2 +13.6
Conservative J. Fisher 199 14.6 -1.5
Green L. Moore 75 5.5 N/A
Majority 155 11.4 -31.4
Turnout 1,359 22.6 +1.8
Labour hold Swing Decrease15.7

Nelson

Nelson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats P. McAlenan 1,217 55.9 +2.6
Labour S. Morphew 846 38.8 -0.5
Conservative S. Turner 115 5.3 -2.1
Majority 371 17.1 +3.1
Turnout 2,178 39.5 +4.6
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing Increase1.6

St. Stephen

St. Stephen
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour R. Round 819 46.2 -2.5
Conservative G. Williams 453 25.6 -7.6
Liberal Democrats C. Southgate 346 19.5 +1.3
Green N. Bartlett 86 4.9 N/A
Independent T. Smith 53 3.0 N/A
Independent T. Day 15 0.8 N/A
Majority 366 20.7 +5.2
Turnout 1,772 32.7 -1.7
Labour hold Swing Increase2.6

Thorpe Hamlet

Thorpe Hamlet
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats T. Turner 878 58.6 +7.7
Labour R. Taylor 463 30.9 -8.7
Conservative M. Dewings 157 10.5 +1.0
Majority 415 27.7 +12.2
Turnout 1,498 26.4 -5.6
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase8.2

Town Close

Town Close
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats D. Wood 1,277 62.4 +2.8
Labour M. Taskis 504 24.6 -6.0
Conservative J. Wyatt 216 10.6 +0.8
Independent J. Coats 27 1.3 N/A
Natural Law D. Mills 21 1.0 N/A
Majority 773 37.8 +8.8
Turnout 2,045 36.8 -2.0
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Increase4.4

University

University
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrats I. Williams 1,223 61.0 -2.6
Labour I. Woodall 582 29.0 +0.3
Conservative C. Page 139 6.9 -0.7
Green V. Bartlett 62 3.1 N/A
Majority 641 32.0
Turnout 2,006 36.8 +0.2
Liberal Democrats hold Swing Decrease1.5

References

  1. ^ "Norwich City Council Election Results 1973-2012" (PDF). Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher. Retrieved 16 July 2021.