1999 South Ayrshire Council election

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All 30 seats to South Ayrshire Council
16 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Party Labour Conservative
Seats before 21 4
Seats won 17 13
Seat change Decrease4 Increase9
Popular vote 24,263 20,907
Percentage 41.1 35.4
Swing Decrease18.0 Increase7.1

South Ayrshire Council election 1999.svg
A map highlighting party support by electoral ward where red represents the Scottish Labour Party and blue the Scottish Conservative Party.

Elections to South Ayrshire Council area were held on 6 May 1999, alongside elections to the Scottish Parliament. All 30 seats were up for election. Labour emerged from the election with a majority.

Election result

South Ayrshire Local Election Result 1999[1][2]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 17 -4 57.0 41.11 24,263
  Conservative 13 +9 43.0 35.42 20,907
  SNP 0 - - - 23.27 13,732
  Independent 0 - - - 0.20 118

Ward Results

Troon

Troon North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alistair Kerr 969 44.86
Labour William Cormie 666 30.83
SNP David Townsend 525 24.31
Majority 303 14.03
Troon West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Gordon McKenzie 980 49.15
SNP Steven Brown 515 25.83
Conservative Yvonne McIntosh 499 25.03
Majority 465 23.32
Troon East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William McIntosh 912 42.22
Labour David Christie 738 34.17
SNP Agnes McFarlane 510 23.61
Majority 174 8.06
Troon South
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Convery 1,476 68.30
Labour Norman Clark 373 17.26
SNP Helen Duff 312 14.44
Majority 1,103 51.04

Prestwick and Monkton

Prestwick St Ninian's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Margaret Toner 928 47.86
Labour George Watson 613 31.61
SNP Peter McElroy 398 20.53
Majority 315 16.25
Prestwick St Cuthbert's and Monkton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Hugh Hunter 902 41.15
Labour Gerald Crawley 788 35.95
SNP Isabella Wallace 502 22.90
Majority 114 5.20
Prestwick St Nicholas'
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rita Miller 983 50.08
SNP Alexander Hamilton 530 27.00
Conservative Arthur Dey 450 22.92
Majority 453 23.08
Prestwick Kingcase
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Pamela Patterson 906 42.38
Labour Esther Clark 850 39.76
SNP Stanley Fisher 382 17.87
Majority 56 2.62
Prestwick Toll
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Baillie 1,051 52.31
SNP Hugh Reid 486 24.19
Conservative Elizabeth McGowan 472 23.49
Majority 375 28.12

Ayr

Ayr Newton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Ian Stewart 930 45.79
SNP Marie Taylor 568 27.97
Conservative David Yorke 533 26.24
Majority 362 17.82
Ayr Lochside
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Douglas Campbell 1,015 60.71
SNP John Wallace 501 29.96
Conservative John Rennie 156 9.33
Majority 514 30.74
Ayr Whitletts
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alexander Cairns 1,109 65.97
SNP Thomas Slider 487 28.97
Conservative Lorna Reid 85 5.06
Majority 663 37.00
Ayr Craigie
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Brenda Campbell 1,036 57.05
SNP Robert Colinson 442 24.34
Conservative Ruth Gow 338 18.61
Majority 594 32.71
Ayr Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Robert Campbell 728 45.19
Conservative Charles Dunlop 385 23.90
SNP Andrew MacLeod 380 23.59
Independent Ron Berretti 118 7.32
Majority 343 21.29
Ayr Fort
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gibson T MacDonald 1,133 64.48
Labour Patricia McLellan 364 31.84
SNP Jane Patrick 260 14.80
Majority 769 33.77
Ayr Old Belmont
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Winifred Sloan 1,145 55.64
Labour Dennis McLellan 593 28.81
SNP Fiona Gibb 320 15.55
Majority 552 26.82
Ayr Forehill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sadie Bowie 963 49.11
SNP Albany McKay 577 29.42
Conservative Garry Clark 421 21.47
Majority 386 19.68
Ayr Masonhill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mary Kilpatrick 975 44.93
Labour Joseph Bulik 691 31.84
SNP David Forbes 504 23.23
Majority 284 13.09
Ayr Belmont
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Agnes Davies 1,108 57.74
SNP John Hall 577 30.07
Conservative Ian Waller 234 12.19
Majority 531 27.67
Ayr Doonfoot and Seafield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Cherry Young 1,565 68.67
Labour Catherine Murray 413 18.12
SNP Martha Wheelan 301 13.21
Majority 1,152 50.55
Ayr Rozelle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Reid 1,280 57.66
Labour James Craig 529 23.83
SNP Shanks Kerr 411 18.51
Majority 751 33.83

Kyle

Dundonald and Loans
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William McNally 804 40.06
Labour Alexander Skilling 705 35.13
SNP Maureen McElroy 326 24.81
Majority 99 4.93
Tarbolton Symington Craigie
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour John Cree 981 45.73
Conservative James Forrest 721 33.61
SNP John Allan 443 20.65
Majority 260 12.12
Annbank Mossblown St Quivox
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour David Duncan 1,057 55.96
SNP Alister Poole 541 28.64
Conservative Gillian Ford 291 15.40
Majority 516 27.32
Coylton and Minishant
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lorraine McNicol 867 47.12
Conservative Anthony Lewis 587 31.90
SNP Donald Stewart 386 20.98
Majority 280 15.22

Carrick

North Carrick and Maybole West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alan Murray 750 38.11
Conservative Jean Wilson 714 36.28
SNP Roger Hollins 504 25.61
Majority 36 1.83
North Carrick and Maybole East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Andrew Hill 885 48.92
SNP Alexander MacKenzie 492 27.20
Conservative Anna Hayes 432 23.88
Majority 393 21.72
South Carrick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Paul Torrance 1064 49.33
Conservative Charity Scott 757 35.10
SNP Marion Low 336 15.58
Majority 307 14.23
Girvan Ailsa
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ian Fitzsimmons 651 36.17
Labour Margaret Milroy 650 36.11
SNP Kathryn Baldwin 499 27.72
Majority 1 0.06
Girvan Glendoune
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Elizabeth Foulkes 783 51.72
SNP Malcolm Kelly 545 36.00
Conservative Allison Wild 186 12.29
Majority 238 15.72

References

  1. ^ "South Ayrshire Council - Election Results - 1999" (PDF). south-ayrshire.gov.uk.
  2. ^ HM Bochel; DT Denver. "Scottish Council Elections 1999 - Results and Statistics" (PDF). electionscentre.co.uk. pp. 91–93.