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 9 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 14 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 41 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 56 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

Green candidate, Vix Lowthion, launches her ‘Personal Manifesto’ (videos)

Vix Lowthion - green scarf

The IW Green Party prospective parliamentary candidate, Vix Lowthion, launches her Personal Manifesto for the Isle of Wight. Watch the videos or read the text.

Tuesday, 5th May, 2015 8:33am

By Vix Lowthion with 30 readers' comments

Police confirm ‘allegation of irregularities’ reported against IW Conservative Party (Updated)

Police conferring

Police tell OnTheWight they have received an ‘allegation of irregularities’ made against the Isle of Wight Conservative Party. The Party tell us that they haven't heard from the police.

Friday, 1st May, 2015 4:28pm

By Simon Perry with 4 readers' comments

Surprise party tops election poll

Voting intentions after latest Hustings - 1 May 2015

If you'd have asked Islanders in advance who they thought was going to come top in the poll after this week's hustings, there are not many that would have predicted this outcome.

Friday, 1st May, 2015 11:47am

By Simon Perry with 115 readers' comments

Enoch Powell an ‘inspiration’ to Andrew Turner

Andrew Turner being interviewed by Yoppul - looking quizical

When recently asked who his greatest inspiration was, Isle of Wight MP hopeful Andrew Turner listed Enoch Powell, a man widely perceived as a racist.

Thursday, 30th April, 2015 8:17pm

By Simon Perry with 131 readers' comments

Live coverage of Isle of Wight Hustings

Reporting with mobiles

Follow the twists and turns of the latest Isle of Wight Hustings with our live coverage.

Wednesday, 29th April, 2015 6:59pm

By Sally Perry with 41 readers' comments