Stewart Blackmore: Plan to hold Andrew Turner to account

Stewart Blackmore:

Stewart Blackmore says he and other Labour Party members will be holding Andrew Turner to account and making sure the voice of the vulnerable and hard-working but hard-up Islanders is heard loud and clear.

Tuesday, 12th May, 2015 12:13pm

By Stewart Blackmore with 31 readers' comments

Two MPs for the Isle of Wight to happen ‘by 2020′ (Updated)

The Needles from the air

Now, with a majority in Parliament, the Conservatives intend to stop the Isle of Wight being represented by just one MP.

Tuesday, 12th May, 2015 10:09am

By Simon Perry with 34 readers' comments

Three post-election candidate interviews to watch (video)

Three post election interviews

We catch up with three of the candidates after the election results. They all reveal something of their future plans

Friday, 8th May, 2015 9:42am

By Simon Perry with 38 readers' comments

Andrew Turner returned as Isle of Wight MP: The detail (Update 6)

Andrew Turner on election night 2015

The disruption to incumbent Conservative MP Andrew Turner's election campaign over the last few months has not affected the final outcome of the general election vote. A remarkable result for many reasons. We've got a full breakdown of all the significant points.

Friday, 8th May, 2015 3:10am

By Sally Perry with 112 readers' comments

View all the election candidate’s leaflets online in one place

All 2015 election candidates leaflets

OnTheWight has gathered all of the candidates' election mailouts, so if you've chucked them out, or you don't have them with you, you can check the details, if you haven't already voted today.

Thursday, 7th May, 2015 2:07pm

By Simon Perry with 8 readers' comments

Want to know the views of election candidates on a £100bn Trident replacement?

Anti trident protest by Hannah Brock

The prospective parliamentary candidates have shared their views on many local issues over the last month, but do you have any idea how they might vote on a £100bn Trident replacement? We asked the question and found out for you.

Wednesday, 6th May, 2015 6:36pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

UKIP a nose ahead of Greens in latest Isle of Wight election poll

Yoppul 2015 election poll

There's only one vote between the top two Parties in this latest of election polls. The rest of the candidates are left behind.

Wednesday, 6th May, 2015 4:58pm

By Simon Perry with 12 readers' comments

Independent councillors back Ian Stephens for MP

Ian Stephens newport quay cropped

The Island Independent group of councillors at the Isle of Wight council explain that although they will work with whoever gets elected as MP for the Island, they believe Ian Stephens is the right man for the job.

Wednesday, 6th May, 2015 4:27pm

By Jonathan Bacon with 19 readers' comments

Rob da Bank: Vote UKIP in? Isle of Wight might lose Bestival

Rob Da Bank with Party pooper by Julian Winslow

Does Robby’s threat to take Bestival away from the Island bring sufficient fear into people’s minds that they might change their vote?

Tuesday, 5th May, 2015 9:28pm

By Simon Perry with 44 readers' comments

Letter: What do the prospective MPs want from the voter?

Vote graffiti

Peter Geach returns to the subject he raised before Christmas and now asks, "What do the prospective MPs want from the voters – apart from votes?"

Tuesday, 5th May, 2015 6:08pm

By Peter Geach with 79 readers' comments

VoteSmart claims LibDem candidate only choice for Isle of Wight

David Goodall

Data from 650 constituencies has been analysed by non-partisan research organisation, VoteSmart, claims David Goodall is the best hope for the Island.

Tuesday, 5th May, 2015 2:51pm

By David Goodall with 26 readers' comments

Stewart Blackmore: Why I believe Labour can win the Island

Stewart Blackmore and Tristran Hunt:

IW Labour prospective parliamentary candidate, Stewart Blackmore, says there have been many comments on the Island saying that Labour cannot win the election because they never have before. He believes that circumstances are very different this time around and explains why.

Tuesday, 5th May, 2015 12:18pm

By Stewart Blackmore with 14 readers' comments