1999 Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council election

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1999 Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council election
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 19956 May 1999 2003  

All 55 members
 First partySecond party
 
LeaderMark WorrallDavid Thornewell
Party Conservative Liberal Democrats
Seats won2721
Seat changeIncrease2.svg4-

Leader before election

David Thornewell
Liberal Democrats

Leader-elect

David Thornewell
Liberal Democrats

Elections to Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council were held on 6 May 1999. The whole borough council (55 members) were up for election. Parish council elections were held on the same day.

Overall results

The council stayed under no overall control. [1] Tonbridge and Malling had been a top target for the Conservatives [2] [3] but they fell one seat short of gaining overall control. [4]

Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council, 1999 [5] [6]
PartySeats+/-
  Conservative Party 27+4
  Liberal Democrats 21-
  Labour Party 7-4
Total55
Valid Ballot Papers
Rejected Ballot Papers
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Registered Electors
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References

  1. "Tonbridge & Malling". BBC News Online . Retrieved 5 September 2009.
  2. "Local voters deliver mid-term verdict". BBC News Online . 5 May 1999. Retrieved 5 September 2009.
  3. "The armchair guide". The Times . 6 May 1999. p. 17.
  4. "How Britain voted: Council Election Results". The Independent . 8 May 1999. p. 12.
  5. "Locals". BBC News . 4 May 2007.
  6. "How the nations voted". The Times . 8 May 1999. p. 48.