Local Authority Byelection Results - February 1999

4/2/99

Harrogate DC, Marston Moor

Lib Dem 486 (61.4;+24.4), Con 278 (35.1;-15.9), Lab 27 (3.4;-8.6)
Majority 208. Turnout unknown. 1998. Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative. Cause - resignation


Slough UA, Upton

Con 799 (59.9;+24.7), Lab 352 (26.4;-13.7), Lib Dem 68 (5.1;-5.9), Local Party 60 (4.5;+4.5), Ind Lab 36 (2.7;+2.7), Lib 20 (1.5;-7.0)
Majority 447. Turnout 26.78% 1997 Conservative hold


11/2/99

Herefordshire UA, Holmer

Lib Dem 375 (35.6;-22.1), Lab 349 (33.2;+12.4), Con 220 (20.9;+0.6), Ind 108 (10.3;+10.3)
Majority 26. Turnout 19.35%. 1997 Liberal Democrat hold


16/2/99

Hampshire CC, Aldershot North

Con 742 (43.2;+5.9), Lab 564 (32.8;-2.4), Lib Dem 347 (20.2;-5.2), Ind 64 (3.7;+3.7) [Grn 0 (0.0;-2.1)]
Majority 178. turnout 16.5%. 1997. Conservative hold. Cause - death


18/2/99

Barnsley MBC, North West

Lab 446 (60.1;-6.8), Lib Dem 125 (16.8;+3.5), Con 124 (16.7;+0.0), Ind Lab 47 (6.3;+6.3) [Soc Lab 0 (0.0;-3.2)]
Majority 321. Turnout 10.3%. 1998 Labour hold. Cause - death


Barnsley MBC, South West

Lab 380 (43.5;-26.8), Con 283 (32.4;+9.3), Lib Dem 210 (24.1;+24.1) [Soc Lab 0 (0.0;-6.6)]
Majority 97. Turnout 12.0% 1998 Labour hold. Cause - resignation


Barnsley MBC, Wombwell North

Lib Dem 678 (54.4;+42.7), Lab 516 (41.4;-33.3), Soc 28 (2.2;-4.9), Con 25 (2.0;-4.5)
Majority 162. Turnout 24.0% 1998 Liberal Democrat gain from Labour. Cause - death


Harrow LBC, Stanmore South

Lab 1425 (56.8;-3.8), Con 696 (27.7;+3.5), Lib Dem 388 (15.5;+0.4)
Majority 729. Turnout 26.7% 1998 Labour hold. Cause - death


Worcestershire CC, Chaddesley

Con 1079 (57.7;+9.7), Lib Dem 454 (24.3;+6.1), Lab 337 (18.0;-7.9) [Lib 0 (0.0;-7.9)]
Majority 625. Turnout 26.08%. 1997 Conservative hold. Cause - death


Wyre Forest DC, Chaddesley

Con 490 (89.3;+6.4), Lab 59 (10.7;-6.4)
Majority 431. Turnout 30.61%. 1998 Conservative hold. Cause - death


25/2/99

Bracknell Forest UA, Harmanswater

Lab 876 (50.2;+10.7), Con 765 (43.9;+8.9), Lib Dem 103 (5.9;-10.6)
Majority 111.Turnout 28.0%. 1997. Labour hold


Epping Forest DC, Sheering

Con 371 (50.9;+23.3), Lib Dem 276 (37.9;-10.4), Lab 82 (11.2;-13.0)
Majority 95.Turnout 32.9% 1996. Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat. Cause - death.


Gloucestershire CC, Barnwood

Con 1274 (44.0;+9.1), Lib Dem 982 (33.9;+11.2), Lab 642 (22.2;-20.2)
Majority 292.Turnout 24%. 1997 Conservative gain from Labour. Cause - resignation.


Northumberland CC, Wansbeck Newbiggin East

Lib Dem 720 (58.7;+58.7), Lab 483 (39.4;-39.8), Con 23 (1.9;-18.9)
Majority 237.Turnout unknown. 1997 Liberal Democrat gain from Labour. Cause - death.


South Lakeland DC, Hawkshead

Lib Dem 219 (55.7;unopposed), Con 174 (44.3;n/a)
Majority 45.Turnout 37.11% 1996. Liberal Democrat hold. Cause - resignation.



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