1999 Salford City Council election

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Elections to Salford Council were held on 6 May 1999. One third of the council was up for election. The Labour Party kept overall control of the councill.[1] Overall turnout was 21.85%.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result[edit]

Salford Local Election Result 1999
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Labour 18 0 1 -1 90 59.1 21,332 -2.4%
  Liberal Democrats 2 1 0 +1 10 22.1 7,967 +2.6%
  Conservative 0 0 0 0 0 18.7 6,741 +0.0%
  Public Transport Users 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 62 +0.2%

Ward results[edit]

Barton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Beverley Collins 1,173 73.5 -3.8
Conservative Ruth Brook 238 14.9 +2.3
Liberal Democrats Peter Brown 184 11.5 +1.4
Majority 935 58.6 -6.1
Turnout 1,595 20.4 +2.2
Labour hold Swing
Blackfriars
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Benjamin Wallsworth 694 75.2 -3.5
Liberal Democrats Bernard Carson 229 24.8 +11.3
Majority 465 50.4 -14.8
Turnout 923 15.8 +2.3
Labour hold Swing
Broughton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bernard Murphy 955 77.4 +2.4
Liberal Democrats Sheilah Wallace 279 22.6 +10.5
Majority 676 54.8 -7.3
Turnout 1,234 19.8 +2.3
Labour hold Swing
Cadishead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Hunt 993 58.1 -3.8
Conservative Thomas Holt 588 34.4 +5.5
Liberal Democrats Yvonne Dippnall 129 7.5 -1.7
Majority 405 23.7 -9.3
Turnout 1,710 26.1 +4.6
Labour hold Swing
Claremont
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Norman Owen 1,114 43.1 +6.9
Labour James Short 1,071 41.5 -5.0
Conservative Sydney Cooper 397 15.4 -1.9
Majority 43 1.6
Turnout 2,582 26.3 +4.8
Liberal Democrats gain from Labour Swing
Eccles
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Margaret Morris 1,259 56.3 -4.7
Conservative Michael Edwards 618 27.6 +6.1
Liberal Democrats Sara Bradbury 359 16.1 -1.5
Majority 641 28.7 -10.8
Turnout 2,236 24.5 +3.7
Labour hold Swing
Irlam
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Jones 1,112 61.7 -18.6
Conservative Elizabeth Hill 522 29.0 +29.0
Liberal Democrats Julie Wenham 167 9.3 -10.4
Majority 590 32.7 -27.9
Turnout 1,801 24.9 +5.3
Labour hold Swing
Kersal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Wilson 965 61.8 -6.8
Conservative George Herrick 390 25.0 +0.4
Liberal Democrats John Gray 207 13.3 +6.5
Majority 575 36.8 -7.2
Turnout 1,562 17.9 -4.2
Labour hold Swing
Langworthy
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Andrew Leaston 654 68.0 -3.9
Liberal Democrats Emma Rogers 308 32.0 +19.9
Majority 346 36.0 -23.8
Turnout 962 15.3 +0.1
Labour hold Swing
Little Hulton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Marion Wordsworth 963 72.8
Conservative Robert McHale 209 15.8
Liberal Democrats Edward Dippnall 151 11.4
Majority 754 57.0
Turnout 1,323 17.5 +0.5
Labour hold Swing
Ordsall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Susan Miller 594 78.0 -5.2
Liberal Democrats Christopher Barnes 168 22.0 +13.4
Majority 426 56.0 -18.6
Turnout 762 14.8 +3.7
Labour hold Swing
Pendlebury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Eric Burgoyne 1,566 71.7 -1.2
Conservative Marjorie Weston 310 16.5 +1.6
Liberal Democrats Valerie Gregory 308 16.3 +4.2
Majority 1,258 55.2 -2.8
Turnout 2,184 20.7 +1.7
Labour hold Swing
Pendleton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Warmisham 1,002 74.2 -1.6
Liberal Democrats Lynn Drake 199 14.7 +0.5
Conservative Hillary Lingard 150 11.1 +1.1
Majority 803 59.5 -2.1
Turnout 1,351 19.2 +3.2
Labour hold Swing
Swinton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour James Dawson 1,333 66.1 -2.8
Conservative Neil Levay 381 18.9 +1.7
Liberal Democrats Nina Richards 240 11.9 -2.1
Public Transport Users Robin Polack 62 3.1 +3.1
Majority 952 47.2 -4.5
Turnout 2,016 22.3 +3.0
Labour hold Swing
Swinton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Douglas Daniels 1,197 52.1 +2.4
Conservative Christine Upton 736 32.0 -1.5
Liberal Democrats Paul Gregory 366 15.9 -1.0
Majority 461 20.1 +3.9
Turnout 2,299 23.3 +3.1
Labour hold Swing
Walkden North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Vincent Devine 1,426 83.0 +3.6
Liberal Democrats Audrey Hunt 292 17.0 +7.0
Majority 1,134 66.0 -2.8
Turnout 1,718 20.4 +3.0
Labour hold Swing
Walkden South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Audrey Judge 1,424 54.2 -0.5
Conservative John Mosley 642 24.4 -0.2
Liberal Democrats David Cowpe 563 21.4 +0.7
Majority 782 29.8 -0.3
Turnout 2,629 21.8 +1.8
Labour hold Swing
Weaste & Seedley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Alan Clague 1,014 61.8 +5.5
Liberal Democrats Neville Rogers 374 22.8 -0.3
Conservative Wendy Powell 254 15.5 -5.1
Majority 640 39.0 +5.8
Turnout 1,642 21.7 -0.0
Labour hold Swing
Winton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour David Lancaster 1,295 68.0 -1.5
Liberal Democrats Susan Carson 610 32.0 +18.2
Majority 685 36.0 -16.8
Turnout 1,905 20.8 +3.6
Labour hold Swing
Worsley & Boothstown
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrats Anthony Holt 1,720 46.9 -8.6
Conservative Karen Garrido 1,306 35.6 +8.1
Labour Ronald Carney 642 17.5 +0.5
Majority 414 11.3 -16.7
Turnout 3,668 33.0 +3.3
Liberal Democrats hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Salford". BBC News Online. Retrieved 2009-08-15.