Andrew Turner supports English votes for English laws

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

The Conservative Isle of Wight MP says "Englishmen – and English ladies – have waited and waited and waited. There comes a point where they are prepared to wait no more!"

Thursday, 18th December, 2014 10:24am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 19 readers' comments

Isle of Wight JSA claimants drop 40% compared to last year

Queue of people graffiti:

Latest figures are out for those claiming Job Seekers Allowance on the Isle of Wight

Wednesday, 17th December, 2014 9:33am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Labour candidate warn changes to firefighters’ pensions could put lives at risk


As the latest FBU strike comes to an end, the prospective parliamentary candidate for the Isle of Wight Labour constituency shares a warning over the proposed changes to firefighters' pensions.

Wednesday, 10th December, 2014 9:33am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Health and adult social care must embrace complaints to improve services says CQC


People could be being put off from making complaints about health and adult social care, which is leading to concerns not being identified and providers missing out on opportunities to improve their services say the CQC.

Monday, 8th December, 2014 8:14am

By Alison Berridge

Broken promises from Conservatives says Labour parliamentary candidate

George Osborne

Stewart Blackmore, the Labour Party parliamentary candidate for the Isle of Wight responds to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

Thursday, 4th December, 2014 3:36pm

By Stewart Blackmore with 5 readers' comments

No further government cuts next year over those already announced

George Osborne

The Chancellor has confirmed that local services will not face additional cuts next year, on top of those already announced.

Wednesday, 3rd December, 2014 3:35pm

By Department for Communities and Local Government with 8 readers' comments

Trades Unions share concerns with Solent LEP

Shaking hands

A constructive and informative meeting was held between the Solent LEP and the Isle of Wight Trades Unions last week.

Tuesday, 2nd December, 2014 4:25pm

By Ryde Trades Union Council with 5 readers' comments

If petition ‘caught fire’, Andrew Turner would be honour bound to resign says UKIP leader

Nigel Farage UKIP Europe and You video

Nigel Farage talks about the 'large personal financial advantage' of Isle of Wight Conservative MP Andrew Turner switching first and second homes for the purpose of his Parliamentary expenses and whether Islanders would raise a petition calling for a By-election.

Thursday, 27th November, 2014 2:10pm

By Sally Perry with 21 readers' comments

Andrew Turner: ‘I have been a Eurosceptic all my adult life’

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

At long last Andrew Turner has answered the question posed by OnTheWight on if he is planning to switch to UKIP, after analysis of his voting record suggested he might.

Thursday, 27th November, 2014 12:57pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

MP and local Conservatives continue to battle it out over his £100k+ expenses claims

Paper money :

Previously unseen seven page document from within the Isle of Wight Conservative Association continues detailed criticism of MP Andrew Turner over his expenses. Carole Dennett's role questioned.

Tuesday, 25th November, 2014 6:42pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Letter: Warning to MP over NHS privatisation now a reality

Lockheed Martin

Mark Lansbury says Isle of Wight Conservative MP, Andrew Turner, needs to make good on promises over the privatisation of the NHS, after it was announced arms firm Lockheed Martin could be awarded a £1bn contract for back office services.

Thursday, 20th November, 2014 4:41pm

By Mark Lansbury with 18 readers' comments

Use of cameras to monitor care homes under discussion

Interior CCTV

Over the last year, CQC has been seeking views from people who use services, carers, providers, staff and other partners on the use of covert or overt surveillance to monitor care.

Wednesday, 19th November, 2014 3:31pm

By John Scott with 7 readers' comments