1999 Aberdeen City Council election

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1999 Aberdeen City Council election
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All 43 seats to Aberdeen City Council
22 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
Party Labour Liberal Democrats Conservative
Seats won 22 12 6

  Fourth party
Party SNP
Seats won 3

Aberdeen City Council election 1999.svg
The 43 single-member wards

Council Leader after election


The 1999 Aberdeen City Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Aberdeen City Council. This election was held on the same day as other Scottish local government elections and the first Scottish Parliament Election.

The results saw Labour retain its control of the council, albeit with a reduced majority.

Election results[edit]

Aberdeen City Local Election Result 1999[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 22 Decrease8
  Liberal Democrats 12 Increase2
  Conservative 6 Decrease3
  SNP 3 Increase2
  Independent 0
  Scottish Socialist 0


  1. ^ "Elections Database 1974 - May 2003". Aberdeen City Council. Archived from the original on 7 October 2015. Retrieved 4 October 2015.