NO Vote welcomed – but not ‘Unfair Settlement’ says MP

saltire on boys face:

The Island’s MP Andrew Turner, has welcomed the news this morning that Scotland has voted to remain within the UK but says that a new constitutional settlement is needed.

Friday, 19th September, 2014 7:07am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 23 readers' comments

IW Council Leader becomes Chair of an LGA board: Receives challenge by opposition councillor

Sunday Politics Show - Ian Stephens

News of the council leader's new role on a national stage was announced at last night's full council meeting.

Thursday, 18th September, 2014 8:58am

By Sally Perry with 90 readers' comments

MP speaks out against puppy farming

Puppy:

Andrew Turner took part in a recent debate against the ‘cruel practices and horrible consequences’ of puppy farming.

Friday, 12th September, 2014 9:50am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight ferry services to be debated in Parliament

Andrew Turner

Andrew Turner has been successful in securing a debate about the Ferry Services to the Isle of Wight when the House of Commons returns after the Conference break.

Thursday, 11th September, 2014 1:36pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 48 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP accuses Tony Blair of ‘lying in order to take the UK to war’ in Iraq

Tony Blair :

On the 13th anniversary of the 911 disaster in the United States, the MP for the Isle of Wight accuses the former Prime Minister, Tony Blair, of 'lying in order to take the UK to war' in Iraq.

Thursday, 11th September, 2014 9:28am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 14 readers' comments

Isle of Wight 31st most UKIP-friendly Conservative seat in country says Uni research

Nigel Farage

The Island is not just the 31st most ‘UKIP-friendly Conservative seat’ in the UK, but 4th in the South East claims IW UKIP Chair.

Monday, 8th September, 2014 11:50am

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

Clegg ‘going down the wrong path’ over coastal access, says CLA

Belinda Walters

The CLA today said it was “extraordinary in a time of austerity” for the Government to plan to spend millions speeding up coastal access when most of the coastline is accessible already.

Friday, 5th September, 2014 11:41am

By Isobel Shayle with 12 readers' comments

Real change in Europe can only come from the Conservatives says Conservative MP

European flag in flowers

Isle of Wight Conservative MP, Andrew Turner has made it clear that he will continue to fight for reform of Britain’s relationship with the EU within the Conservative Party.

Wednesday, 3rd September, 2014 4:19pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 10 readers' comments

Protest against ‘secret trade treaty’ that threatens minimum wage, NHS and more

No TTIP protest:

Join others in Newport and Ryde tomorrow to learn more about the proposed new trade treaty (TTIP) being thrashed out in secret by the United States and EU governments that threatens minimum wages, digital privacy and even our democratic national sovereignty

Friday, 29th August, 2014 9:35am

By Mike Starke with 39 readers' comments

Primary school parents could save £400pa with new school meal policy

school dinners:

In just over two weeks’ time, from the start of the new primary school year, a new initiative introduced by the Government will help parents in the Isle of Wight to save up to £1.3m on school lunches.

Friday, 15th August, 2014 1:38pm

By Becky Sales with 37 readers' comments

Town Council plea to Government for £2m grant for Undercliff Drive repairs

Undercliff Drive engineering works after landslip

The Ventnor Town Council has written to Penny Mordaunt, the Minister for High Streets and Coastal Communities, asking for her consideration of "supportive action with an equivalence to that applied to Eastbourne Pier".

Friday, 15th August, 2014 11:43am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Local Member of Youth Parliament to take part in UK’s largest youth consultation

Make Your Mark :

It's hoped that over a million young people around the country will take part in the Make Your Mark campaign.

Tuesday, 12th August, 2014 10:55am

By Will Matthews