Isle of Wight Green Party announce their parliamentary candidate

Vix Lothion Green Party candidate

Vix Lowthion says she believes strongly that a Green Island identity and representation in Parliament will unlock a new future for Islanders.

Friday, 21st November, 2014 1:46pm

By Sally Perry with 31 readers' comments

Here are the details of why Andrew Turner is accused of incorrectly claiming £100,000+ MPs expenses

MPs expenses - receipts:

For the first time, OnTheWight publishes the 52-page detailed dossier that was used to accuse Andrew Turner of wrongly claiming over £100k+ of expenses. We also highlight Private Eye's killer points.

Saturday, 15th November, 2014 6:31pm

By Simon Perry with 117 readers' comments

OnTheWight gets to the bottom of the ‘David Pugh as MP’ question

David Pugh

Former Isle of Wight Conservative council leader, David Pugh, speaks to OnTheWight about who might be the next MP for the Island.

Tuesday, 11th November, 2014 12:31pm

By Sally Perry with 30 readers' comments

Andrew Turner becoming UKIP: Still no denial

EU flag behind barbed wire by windytan

He's definitely back at work, but Isle of Wight Conservative MP, Andrew Turner, has yet to deny that he's shifting to UKIP. His Tweets from today add fuel to the fire that he's ripe for turning.

Monday, 10th November, 2014 9:05pm

By Simon Perry with 44 readers' comments

Is Andrew Turner thinking of jumping to UKIP?

eu flags

People have been asking for a while. An analysis of his voting on Europe suggests he is in top 20 Cons most likely to switch to UKIP. He hasn't denied it yet.

Thursday, 6th November, 2014 7:43pm

By Simon Perry with 30 readers' comments

Millions of Britons living abroad not registered to vote in the UK

Vote sprayed on shutters by sundaykofax

With the General election just six months away, the Isle of Wight MP is urging Britons who live abroad to register to vote.

Wednesday, 5th November, 2014 1:17pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 3 readers' comments

Andrew Turner responds to national coverage of his expense claims

Andrew Turner MP

News that pre-2010 paperwork held in connection with MPs' expense claims by Parliament have now been destroyed hit the national overnight. Andrew Turner responds to the news.

Monday, 3rd November, 2014 3:54pm

By Sally Perry with 24 readers' comments

Andrew Turner’s expenses claims again become a National story

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

Three Isle of Wight Conservatives, including David Pugh, have brought the current Isle of Wight MP, Andrew Turner, and his past considerable expenses claims, back into the National spotlight in a shredding scandal that could be massive.

Monday, 3rd November, 2014 10:14am

By Simon Perry with 63 readers' comments

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