Maidstone Council election, 1999

The 1999 Maidstone Council election took place on 6 May 1999 to elect members of Maidstone Borough Council in Kent, England. One third of the council was up for election and the council stayed under no overall control.[1]

After the election, the composition of the council was

Election result

Overall turnout in the election was 26.2%.[3]

Maidstone Local Election Result 1999[4][5][6]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/-
  Conservative 6 1 0 +1 33.3 37.2 7,726
  Liberal Democrat 6 0 0 0 33.3 32.4 6,740
  Labour 5 0 1 -1 27.8 26.0 5,409
  Independent 1 0 0 0 5.6 3.5 735
  Green 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 184

Ward results

Allington[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Malcolm Robertson 1,220 72.9
Conservative Angela Stainton-James 237 14.2
Labour Richard Coates 217 13.0
Majority 983 58.7
Turnout 1,674 29.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Bearsted[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Gladys Haskett 1,077 67.1
Labour Jeanne Gibson 268 16.7
Liberal Democrat Sheila Chittenden 261 16.3
Majority 809 50.4
Turnout 1,606 32.2
Conservative hold Swing
Bridge[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Roger Berriman 551 37.0
Liberal Democrat Sarah Gould 460 30.9
Conservative Brian Moss 420 28.2
Green Stephen Muggeridge 59 4.0
Majority 91 6.1
Turnout 1,490 22.8
Labour hold Swing
East[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Donal MacGrory 819 52.8
Conservative Susan Dishman 504 32.5
Labour Karen Forbes 229 14.8
Majority 315 20.3
Turnout 1,552 25.7
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Harrietsham and Lenham[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tom Sams 762 46.2
Conservative Robert Waugh 628 38.1
Liberal Democrat Derek Haselup 202 12.2
Independent Leslie Parris 58 3.5
Majority 134 8.1
Turnout 1,650 38.8
Labour hold Swing
Heath[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Peter Hooper 665 50.8
Labour Anne Logan 315 24.0
Conservative Malcolm Parker 309 23.6
Green Ian McDonald 21 1.6
Majority 350 26.7
Turnout 1,310 22.3
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
High Street[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Frances Wilson 483 43.5
Labour Leonard Burfield 359 32.3
Conservative Valerie Parker 227 20.5
Green Sheila Kennedy 41 3.7
Majority 124 11.2
Turnout 1,110 24.5
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Hollingbourne[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Tracey Warner 316 59.4
Liberal Democrat John Cobbett 184 34.6
Labour Stephen Gibson 32 6.0
Majority 132 24.8
Turnout 532 45.1
Conservative hold Swing
Langley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Frederick Winckless 677 77.2
Conservative Roy Streeter 122 13.9
Labour Ernest Small 78 8.9
Majority 555 63.3
Turnout 877 28.2
Independent hold Swing
Leeds[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Peter Parvin 484 76.3
Labour Elizabeth Stevens 150 23.7
Majority 334 52.7
Turnout 634 33.8
Conservative hold Swing
Loose[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Hugh Laing 289 56.2
Conservative Angharad Davies 177 34.4
Labour Susan Burfield 48 9.3
Majority 112 21.8
Turnout 514 27.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
North[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Democrat Tony Harwood 844 57.1
Conservative Derek Nicholson 434 29.4
Labour Rosemary Long 166 11.2
Green James Shalice 34 2.3
Majority 410 27.7
Turnout 1,478 25.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing
Park Wood[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Margaret Taylor 527 61.9
Conservative Simon Parvin 180 21.2
Liberal Democrat Shona Stevens 115 13.5
Green David Currer 29 3.4
Majority 347 40.8
Turnout 851 18.0
Labour hold Swing
Shepway East[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Wendy Marlow 404 55.0
Conservative Peter Veal 172 23.4
Liberal Democrat Rodney Sterry 158 21.5
Majority 232 31.6
Turnout 734 16.6
Labour hold Swing
Shepway West[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Julie Skinner 532 65.0
Conservative Claire Watts 287 35.0
Majority 245 29.9
Turnout 819 19.2
Labour hold Swing
South[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Theresa Stirk 766 43.3
Liberal Democrat Michael Williams 673 38.0
Labour Linda Wylie 330 18.7
Majority 93 5.3
Turnout 1,769 26.0
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Staplehurst[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Eric Hotson 715 61.4
Labour Michael Casserley 239 20.5
Liberal Democrat Patricia Gerrish 210 18.0
Majority 476 40.9
Turnout 1,164 26.0
Conservative hold Swing
Yalding[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roderick Nelson-Gracie 671 65.1
Labour Edith Davis 202 19.6
Liberal Democrat Graham Edy 157 15.2
Majority 469 45.5
Turnout 1,030 33.9
Conservative hold Swing

References

Preceded by
Maidstone Council election, 1998
Maidstone local elections Succeeded by
Maidstone Council election, 2000

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