Island Independent Association announce their 2015 Prospective Parliamentary Candidate

Wendy Cook - Island Independents Parliamentary Candidate:

The Association of Island Independents say the candidate was the clear choice of the Executive Committee.

Thursday, 17th April, 2014 12:15pm

By Peter Whiteman with 140 readers' comments

Labour’s parliamentary candidate urges Island employers to adopt a living wage

Stewart Blackmore

Latest figures show a quarter of jobs on the Isle of Wight are paid at below the Living Wage.

Tuesday, 8th April, 2014 5:18pm

By Stewart Blackmore with 16 readers' comments

Stewart Blackmore chosen as Labour’s Isle of Wight Parliamentary candidate

Stewart Blackmore chosen as Labour’s Isle of Wight Parliamentary candidate

The Isle of Wight Labour Party has selected Ventnor Town Councillor and well-known Island resident, Stewart Blackmore to be its candidate for the 2015 General Election.

Monday, 3rd March, 2014 11:09am

By Deborah Gardiner with 13 readers' comments

Island Conservatives publish their alternative budget proposals

Accounting with laptop:

An increase in planning fees, overnight car parking charges and reduction in special responsibility allowances are just some of the highlights of the Conservatives' alternative budget.

Monday, 24th February, 2014 7:36am

By Chris Whitehouse with 25 readers' comments

Conservatives call for £100,000 road safety allocation

20mph road sign

The Isle of Wight Conservatives are asking the council to ring-fence £100,000 from the forthcoming 2014-15 budget for road safety initiatives.

Tuesday, 18th February, 2014 9:03am

By Cllr Bob Seely with 7 readers' comments

Islanders invited to find out how Parliament works

House of Commons

The event is open to any Islander interested in learning more from a reliable source which is entirely politically neutral.

Thursday, 13th February, 2014 11:15am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 2 readers' comments

Andrew Turner’s ‘Lobbying Bill’ vote could make it harder for charities to campaign (updated)

See No Evil Hear No Evil Speak no Evil :

Many charities and campaign groups are concerned about the restrictions that the 'Lobbying Bill' would put on them in the run up to elections.

Sunday, 26th January, 2014 2:36pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Association of Island Independents to host Open Meeting

The meeting is your chance to meet elected Independent councillors and hear more about the Association and their plans for an Independent parliamentary candidate.

Wednesday, 22nd January, 2014 4:41pm

By Sally Perry with 20 readers' comments

IW Labour express their sadness at loss of Del Singh

Del Singh

Labour MEP candidate for the Isle of Wight was named at the weekend as one of those killed during a car bomb attack in Kabul. Our thoughts go out to Del's family, friends and colleagues.

Monday, 20th January, 2014 1:13pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Island Independents seek parliamentary candidate to promote in 2015 elections

Westminster Bridge

The Association of Island Independents are looking for a suitable candidate to field in the 2015 general elections.

Monday, 20th January, 2014 9:08am

By Sally Perry with 20 readers' comments

Read the IWCA papers designed to frustrate Andrew Turner’s selection as MP

Andrew Turner

OnTheWight has sourced the documents - a closely-guarded secret until now - which name those who attempted to frustrate the MP's selection.

Monday, 13th January, 2014 6:52pm

By Simon Perry with 10 readers' comments

Examine the details of Andrew Turner’s MP expenses

Pile of expenses coins by matsuyuki

We've got the full details of the expenses that Andrew Turner claimed and have them displayed so you can interrogate them easily.

Monday, 13th January, 2014 1:21pm

By Simon Perry with 9 readers' comments