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.

Concerns raised by local councillor as one-way system reinstated for 11 weeks

st mary's roundabout work - maps for july august

Cllr Garratt hopes Island Roads will be pro-active in monitoring the situation if adjustments are needed and that the 11 weeks could be a worst-case scenario

Monday, 8th June, 2020 6:39pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Conservative majority on Isle of Wight council scrutiny committee ‘a backward step’, says chairman

meeting table and chairs with speech bubbles

The changes voted through by the Conservative councillors mean the vice-chair, Michael Lilley, will lose his place on the scrutiny committee, along with Karl Love. The chair says it's a backward step

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 3:27pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 20 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats budget includes 30 min free parking, cash for libraries, beach cleaning and more

parking meter

The Isle of Wight Lib Dems say they would put more money into adult care and children's services, as well as keep funding for beach cleaning and community libraries and trial 30 minutes free parking in Newport

Tuesday, 25th February, 2020 12:06pm

By Andrew Garratt with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council’s Scrutiny Committee consider highways PFI performance

journalists taking notes at meeting

Follow the discussion at this month’s Isle of Wight Corporate Scrutiny Committee items before they go to Cabinet later in the week

Tuesday, 11th February, 2020 4:51pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight councillor explains why she was prepared to sign PFI gagging order

debbie andre at the election by allan marsh

Cllr Andre explains why she voted in favour of the gagging order at last night's private briefing about the progress of the highways PFI scheme

Wednesday, 5th February, 2020 7:55am

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

All but two of eight Isle of Wight councillors refuse to sign PFI gagging order

staples over mouth

Cllr Brodie asked the meeting how they could in all conscience, and with potential legal risk, sign confidentiality undertakings

Tuesday, 4th February, 2020 9:37pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

A secret briefing on Island Roads’ progress will be held tomorrow claims Cllr Brodie (updated)

Geoff Brodie

Confidentiality agreements will bind the limited number of Cllrs who are admitted to the exclusive briefing about the Highways PFI from disclosing information they learn - even from other councillors, claims Cllr Brodie

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 2:44pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Works on St Mary’s Roundabout to continue despite 3,100 signatures on petition

st marys roadworks sign

The wording of the motion to present the petition that was signed by over 3,000 people was changed before it was presented to the council

Tuesday, 26th November, 2019 6:09pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

Plea to help ‘those who need it most’ rejected by Isle of Wight councillors

the flowerbeds outside county hall

Cllr Garratt said the council ‘should be doing more for those that need it’ and proposed an amendment, but it was rejected by 19 votes

Thursday, 21st November, 2019 4:52pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Residents angry their road becoming rat run to avoid St Mary’s roundabout diversion (updated)

standen avenue road sign

Standen Avenue residents have formed the Camp Hill Community Action Group (CHCAG) and asked the Isle of Wight Council to provide ‘basic safety measures’ in the area

Wednesday, 23rd October, 2019 2:37pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Scrutiny Chair says residents deserve to know how decision to cut 29 roads from gritting route was made

Island Roads gritter team

Chair of the Scrutiny Committee said that residents deserved to know how the decisions were made

Thursday, 17th October, 2019 4:55pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

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