Trafford Council election, 1998


Trafford Council election, 1998

Elections to Trafford Council were held on 7 May, 1998. One third of the council was up for election and the Labour party kept overall control of the council. Overall turnout was 33.7%.

After the election, the composition of the council was
*Labour 36
*Conservative 23
*Liberal Democrat 4

Election result

Election Summary Party
party = Labour Party (UK)
seats = 12
gain =
loss =
net = +1
seats % = 57.1
votes % = 44.2
votes = 24,844
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Conservative Party (UK)
seats = 8
gain =
loss =
net = +1
seats % = 38.1
votes % = 44.8
votes = 25,185
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
seats = 1
gain =
loss =
net = -1
seats % = 4.8
votes % = 9.1
votes = 5,114
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Independent (politician)
seats = 0
gain =
loss =
net = -1
seats % = 0
votes % = 1.4
votes = 773
plus/minus =
Election Summary Party
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
seats = 0
gain =
loss =
net = 0
seats % = 0
votes % = 0.5
votes = 266
plus/minus =

Ward results

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = SFM Fildes
votes = 1,700
percentage = 50.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = JC Graham
votes = 1,501
percentage = 44.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = PJ Royle
votes = 77
percentage = 2.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = AL Brookes
votes = 74
percentage = 2.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 199
percentage = 5.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 3,352
percentage = 37.6
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = MC Harney
votes = 2,042
percentage = 66.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = C Musgrove
votes = 550
percentage = 17.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = RG Monkhouse
votes = 486
percentage = 15.8
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,492
percentage = 48.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 3,078
percentage = 32.7
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = JE Baugh
votes = 1,704
percentage = 51.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = DC Simm
votes = 1,383
percentage = 41.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = D Jones
votes = 238
percentage = 7.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 321
percentage = 9.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 3,325
percentage = 38.3
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = DR Higgins
votes = 1,879
percentage = 61.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = J Bagnoli
votes = 833
percentage = 27.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = YR Clarke
votes = 322
percentage = 10.6
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,046
percentage = 34.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 3,034
percentage = 38.3
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = GG Kanes
votes = 1,029
percentage = 86.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = S Finch
votes = 80
percentage = 6.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = ME Hindley
votes = 45
percentage = 3.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = G Hindley
votes = 42
percentage = 3.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 949
percentage = 79.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,196
percentage = 20.1
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = PW Mitchell
votes = 1,384
percentage = 68.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = M Ali
votes = 377
percentage = 18.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = LG Peck
votes = 256
percentage = 12.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,007
percentage = 49.9
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,017
percentage = 27.5
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = ER Eadie
votes = 1,688
percentage = 59.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = MH Rasul
votes = 1,170
percentage = 40.9
change =
Election box majority
votes = 518
percentage = 18.2
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,858
percentage = 39.2
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = F Mottley
votes = 1,449
percentage = 48.6
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = JR Reilly
votes = 1,438
percentage = 48.2
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = JD Flannery
votes = 95
percentage = 3.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 11
percentage = 0.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,982
percentage = 38.4
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = TR Seddon
votes = 1,754
percentage = 53.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = MGH Barker
votes = 1,532
percentage = 46.6
change =
Election box majority
votes = 222
percentage = 6.8
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 3,286
percentage = 42.8
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = M Lucas
votes = 2,069
percentage = 70.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = RM Elliott
votes = 438
percentage = 15.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = AD McNee
votes = 420
percentage = 14.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,631
percentage = 55.7
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,927
percentage = 34.0
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = JA Lloyd
votes = 1,576
percentage = 64.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = A Kelly
votes = 875
percentage = 35.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 701
percentage = 28.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,451
percentage = 33.0
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = BD Rigby
votes = 2,155
percentage = 63.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = J Bennett
votes = 952
percentage = 28.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = GP Rogers
votes = 297
percentage = 8.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 1,203
percentage = 35.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 3,404
percentage = 34.7
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = JR Haydock
votes = 956
percentage = 64.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = EJ Kelson
votes = 531
percentage = 35.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 425
percentage = 28.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,487
percentage = 24.4
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = B Brotherton
votes = 1,533
percentage = 53.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = CE McEwen
votes = 778
percentage = 26.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = A Vernon
votes = 580
percentage = 20.1
change =
Election box majority
votes = 755
percentage = 26.1
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,891
percentage = 36.9
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = P Gratrix
votes = 1,380
percentage = 54.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = RD Baldwin
votes = 880
percentage = 34.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = K Clarke
votes = 256
percentage = 10.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = LM Wright
votes = 36
percentage = 1.4
change =
Election box majority
votes = 500
percentage = 19.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,552
percentage = 33.4
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = LT Murkin
votes = 1,481
percentage = 59.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = PA Almond
votes = 805
percentage = 32.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = TJP Corbett
votes = 189
percentage = 7.6
change =
Election box majority
votes = 676
percentage = 27.3
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,475
percentage = 28.8
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = SA Adshead
votes = 1,449
percentage = 59.5
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = KG Summerfield
votes = 851
percentage = 35.0
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Socialist Labour Party (UK)
candidate = PJ Hibberd
votes = 135
percentage = 5.5
change =
Election box majority
votes = 598
percentage = 24.5
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,435
percentage = 32.0
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = S Beaumont
votes = 944
percentage = 72.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = SM Dirikis
votes = 361
percentage = 27.7
change =
Election box majority
votes = 583
percentage = 44.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 1,305
percentage = 20.9
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = A Bowker
votes = 1,414
percentage = 45.8
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = DCR Horstead
votes = 844
percentage = 27.4
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = ME Atherton
votes = 827
percentage = 26.8
change =
Election box majority
votes = 570
percentage = 18.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 3,085
percentage = 34.6
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = D Acton
votes = 1,645
percentage = 58.9
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = DMH Nicklin
votes = 1,068
percentage = 38.3
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Independent (politician)
candidate = NJ Barrett
votes = 78
percentage = 2.8
change =
Election box majority
votes = 577
percentage = 20.6
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 2,791
percentage = 37.1
change =

Election box candidate with party link
party = Liberal Democrats (UK)
candidate = MD Cragg
votes = 1,400
percentage = 43.1
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Conservative Party (UK)
candidate = RG Strafford
votes = 1,258
percentage = 38.7
change =
Election box candidate with party link
party = Labour Party (UK)
candidate = ME Rose
votes = 593
percentage = 18.2
change =
Election box majority
votes = 142
percentage = 4.4
change =
Election box turnout
votes = 3,251
percentage = 34.4
change =

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list=Trafford local elections
next=Trafford Council election 1999


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