1999 Fareham Borough Council election

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The 1999 Fareham Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Fareham Borough Council in Hampshire, England. One third of the council was up for election and the Conservative party gained overall control of the council from no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

The results saw the Conservatives take control of the council after winning 9 seats.[3]

Fareham Local Election Result 1999[4][5]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 9 +7 64.3 45.8 11,144 +3.7%
  Liberal Democrat 4 -4 28.6 34.2 8,312 +1.6%
  Labour 1 -2 7.1 20.0 4,874 +0.2%
  Others 0 -1 0 0 0 -

Ward results[edit]

Fareham East[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Eleanor Murrary 657 44.3 -9.4
Conservative David Kemp 560 37.8 +6.1
Labour Timothy Brewer 266 17.9 +3.3
Majority 97 6.5 -15.5
Turnout 1,483 27.9 -1.4
Fareham North[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Pamela Bryant 865 50.5 +9.1
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Burr 673 39.3 -4.4
Labour Mary McFarlane 175 10.2 -4.6
Majority 192 11.2
Turnout 1,713 35.9 +3.5
Fareham North-West[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Bryant 624 42.7 +7.6
Labour Angela Carr 530 36.3 +1.9
Liberal Democrat Adrian Iles 308 21.1 -9.4
Majority 94 6.4 +5.7
Turnout 1,462 25.9 +3.1
Fareham South[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Neill 514 50.9 -5.1
Conservative Dennis Steadman 315 31.2 +4.8
Liberal Democrat Jennifer Chaloner 180 17.8 +0.2
Majority 199 19.7 -9.9
Turnout 1,009 21.2 -0.7
Fareham West[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Hugh Pritchard 1,007 50.2 -3.0
Conservative Charles Tierney 738 36.8 +2.9
Labour Wilfred Phillips 262 13.1 +0.2
Majority 269 13.4 -6.0
Turnout 2,007 36.7 -0.1
Hill Head[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Timothy Knight 1,207 48.7 +1.4
Liberal Democrat Megan Chapman 1,076 43.4 +4.3
Labour Anthony Randall 195 7.9 -5.7
Majority 131 5.3 -2.8
Turnout 2,478 40.2 +3.3
Locks Heath[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Godrich 1,360 48.0 +18.4
Liberal Democrat David Savage 938 33.1 -4.8
Labour Tracey Malizis 536 18.9 -4.4
Majority 422 14.9
Turnout 2,834 25.8 -0.6
Portchester Central[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Joan Eastman 768 52.7 -1.1
Labour Leslie Ricketts 390 26.8 +0.8
Conservative Susan Walker 299 20.5 +0.3
Majority 378 25.9 -2.0
Turnout 1,457 32.3 +1.1
Portchester East[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Raymond Ellis 542 40.0 -1.4
Liberal Democrat Peter Rudwick 465 34.3 +6.0
Labour Brenda Pleasants 349 25.7 -4.6
Majority 77 5.7 -5.4
Turnout 1,356 33.9 +2.0
Portchester West[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Marian Ellerton 791 47.7 -4.3
Liberal Democrat Lionel Yeates 540 32.6 +5.3
Labour Debra Cusack 327 19.7 -1.0
Majority 251 15.1 -9.6
Turnout 1,658 28.8 -0.3
Sarisbury[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Wilson 1,339 73.2 -0.9
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Williamson 246 13.4 +5.5
Labour Nicholas Knight 245 13.4 +2.9
Majority 1,093 59.7 -3.9
Turnout 1,830 26.4 -9.7
Stubbington[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Dorrine Burton-Jenkins 1,144 65.3 +13.2
Conservative Christopher Terry 448 25.6 -10.0
Labour Michael Taylor 159 9.1 -3.2
Majority 696 39.7 +23.2
Turnout 1,751 33.5 -4.0
Titchfield[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Francis Devonshire 830 58.0 +13.2
Liberal Democrat Janet Hughes 310 21.6 +21.6
Labour Francis Allison 292 20.4 +1.0
Majority 520 36.3 +27.2
Turnout 1,432 25.4 -2.9
Warsash[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Linda Bounds 1,226 65.9 +7.5
Labour Graham Holden 634 34.1 +19.3
Majority 592 31.8 -9.3
Turnout 1,860 27.7 -2.1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fareham". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2010-11-11.
  2. ^ "How Britain voted: Council Election Results". The Independent. 1999-05-08. p. 12.
  3. ^ "Tory Rule makes a comeback". Southern Daily Echo. 1999-05-07. Retrieved 2010-11-11.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Election of borough councillors : 6 May 1999" (PDF). Fareham Borough Council. Retrieved 2010-11-11.
  5. ^ "How the nations voted". The Times. 1999-05-08. p. 48.