Andrew Garratt

Andrew Garratt was elected as Isle of Wight councillor for Parkhurst in the May 2017 local council elections.

He is a member of the Liberal Democrat Party.

Below are some of the articles in which Cllr Garratt is mentioned.

St Mary’s Roundabout: Opposition forces Isle of Wight council to special meeting

st marys roadworks sign

A special meeting will take place later this month, where councillors will debate postponing the works.

Monday, 16th September, 2019 4:47pm

By Sally Perry with 22 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council Cabinet scrutinised over Public Health decision

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Cllr Michael Lilley said he wanted to ensure that no corners had not been cut. Cllr Mosdell had to leave the chamber to compose herself, saying she was 'cross'.

Friday, 2nd August, 2019 12:21pm

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

St Mary’s roundabout: Residents deserve answers now, says cllr

roadworks signs

Cllr Garratt said that residents have questions now about the St Mary's Roundabout transformation and they deserve answers.

Friday, 19th July, 2019 6:17pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Catch up: Isle of Wight council vote on £5.5m cuts to annual budget

Man holding and axe

Councillors debated and voted on next year's budget, which sees £5.5m of cuts/savings to public services including a 2.99 per cent increase to Council Tax, £1 overnight parking across the Island and 5% increase in crematorium and cemetery charges.

Wednesday, 27th February, 2019 4:58pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Liberal Democrat councillors put forward ‘prudent budget plans’

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The Isle of Wight LibDem councillors say their budget plans are prudent, paid for by redirecting money that would otherwise go into the Council’s transformation and general reserves.

Tuesday, 26th February, 2019 11:46am

By Andrew Garratt

Report highlights ‘perceived level of unfairness’ of how Public Health grants distributed


A Task and Finish Report is recommending Scrutiny Committee investigate the “perceived level of unfairness” of how Public Health grants are distributed, with community-run sports facilities unable to access the grants.

Tuesday, 12th February, 2019 4:48pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Cracks 20cm deep in recently resurfaced road, says councillor

Nokes Road

Cllr Garratt questions why there are cracks 20cm deep appearing in a road surfaced just 12 months ago. Here's what Island Roads say.

Monday, 12th November, 2018 5:15pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

Fire Review plans: Council could be at risk of ‘corporate manslaughter’

Christmas tree fire

One member of the Scrutiny Committee said the plans put them 'at risk of corporate manslaughter'. The responsible Cabinet member gave assurances the plans were safe.

Wednesday, 10th October, 2018 9:14am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Resignation calls for Cabinet member over floating bridge

Karl Love

The ward councillor for East Cowes called for the resignation of Cabinet member for Transport, Ian Ward, over his handling of the floating bridge.

Wednesday, 12th September, 2018 9:16am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 12 readers' comments

Scrutiny call for Cllr Ward to reconsider double yellow line delegated decision

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Isle of Wight council scrutiny committee voted last night to call on Cllr Ian Ward to reconsider his delegated decision to impose double yellow lines on Hope Road, Ryde.

Friday, 31st August, 2018 10:25am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Vacant Camp Hill site still the ‘elephant in the room’

camp hill site - isle of opportunity

The director of regeneration says the Camp Hill site has been a matter of interest to the Conservative administration from day one.

Monday, 30th July, 2018 3:51pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Lib Dem’s budget amendments will ‘reduce the strain on services and on council tax payers’

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Reinvesting in youth services and the cross-Solent travel scheme that helps people attending appointments on the mainland for radiotherapy, chemotherapy and renal dialysis are just some of the budget amendments being put forward by the LibDems this week.

Monday, 26th February, 2018 3:33pm

By Andrew Garratt with 2 readers' comments