A living wage, exam re-sits and euthanasia important issues for young Islanders

Will Matthews:

A living wage, exam resits and euthanasia were the most popular issues that young people from the Isle of Wight who took part in a ballot were keen to hear discussed at the Youth Parliament.

Tuesday, 28th October, 2014 5:45pm

By Will Matthews with 21 readers' comments

Protect rural communities with sustainable and affordable ferry service says CLA

Protect rural communities with sustainable and affordable ferry service says CLA

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) agrees with Andrew Turner MP’s message that a secure, accessible and affordable service is critical for islanders and their families and friends.

Thursday, 16th October, 2014 12:13pm

By Isobel Shayle with one comment

Ferry companies respond to Andrew Turner’s Westminster appearance

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

OnTheWight asked the ferry companies what their reaction was to Andrew Turner's performance in the House of Commons the other day. Here are the responses from two of them.

Wednesday, 15th October, 2014 5:44pm

By Simon Perry with 15 readers' comments

Ferry services to be included in transport infrastructure taskforce says MP

Andrew Turner - debating ferries - 13 Oct 2014

If you were tuned into Parliament TV just after 10pm last night you might've seen the Isle of Wight MP speaking about cross-Solent travel.

Tuesday, 14th October, 2014 4:18pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 18 readers' comments

Ferries could be regulated under a Labour government says shadow chancellor

Stewart Blackmore and Ed Balls conference selfie

Labour's parliamentary candidate for the Isle of Wight, Stewart Blackmore, shared his concerns for the Island with shadow chanceloe, Ed Balls, at last week's Labour party conference.

Monday, 29th September, 2014 10:55am

By Sally Perry with 60 readers' comments

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 25 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 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

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

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

Green Party’s ‘Open Primary’ selection of parliamentary candidate a first on the Island

Vote

It's thought the Open Primary planned for September is the first of its kind on the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 23rd July, 2014 11:40am

By Daniel James with 10 readers' comments