Island Line: MP needs to start listening to the public say Campaigners

Andrew Turner - Top 5 Things - 12 Jan 2015

Campaigners say it's essential the Island's MP starts listening to Island residents on the future of Island Line trains as a matter of urgency and ask him to name a date in the next couple of weeks when he can attend a public meeting.

Monday, 17th August, 2015 3:26pm

By Sally Perry with 23 readers' comments

MP Andrew Turner needs to start answering questions

Silence stone wall

Andrew Turner seems to think he's above being questioned. In a democracy, this just isn't right - It's got to change.

Thursday, 6th August, 2015 10:18pm

By Simon Perry with 30 readers' comments

MP says Island Line should not be politicised

Andrew Turner on bench - Ferry debate - Westminster - 13 October 2014

The MP says, "it is very unhelpful that some people are trying to make this a political issue."

Thursday, 30th July, 2015 11:43am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 95 readers' comments

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