The 1999 Worcester City Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Worcester District Council in Worcestershire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party stayed in overall control of the council.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

The results saw Labour hold onto their majority on the council after losing one seat to the Conservatives.[3] The Conservative gain in All Saints ward was the first gain in Worcester they had made from Labour in several years.[4] Overall voter turnout in the election was 29.8%.[5]

Worcester Local Election Result 1999[5][6]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 6 -1 50.0 37.9
  Conservative 5 +1 41.7 39.2
  Independent 1 0 8.3
  Liberal Democrats 0 0 0 14.7

References

  1. ^ "Worcester". BBC News Online. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  2. ^ "How Britain voted: Council Election Results". The Independent. 8 May 1999. p. 12.
  3. ^ Woodward, Will (7 May 1999). "Britain's elections:Tories claim gains put them back in business Labour takes comfort from mid-term vote share but lead belies national poll ratings". The Guardian. p. 8.
  4. ^ Stote, Martin (7 May 1999). "Tories stage early gains in the Shires". Birmingham Post. p. 7.
  5. ^ a b "Local Election Results, 1999". Centre for Research into Elections and Social Trends. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  6. ^ "Local Councils: Results round-up". The Times. 7 May 1999. p. 4.