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.

‘It’s more a perception than reality’ says Cllr Ward in response to question about ‘dangerous’ crossing

hunnycross way roundabout

Cllr Ward said crossing at the roundabout down from Sainsbury's petrol station is "not dangerous" and that "it's more a perception than reality" adding, "We are not an administration that wastes money"

Thursday, 19th November, 2020 8:52am

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Local residents experiencing design issues with St Mary’s roundabout design

Dodnor junction of St mary's roundabout

Cllr Andrew Garratt says a number of problems relating to St Mary's roundabout are being overlooked

Wednesday, 30th September, 2020 12:06pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Scrutiny Committee debate called-in Cabinet decision to extend £1m PTEC loan (updated)

Cllr richard hollis in online meeting

The decision made by the Isle of Wight council Cabinet was called in and debated today. Read News OnTheWight's comprehensive report

Monday, 28th September, 2020 6:13pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council decision to relax repayment terms for £1m PTEC loan investment called in (updated)

fifty pound notes

Some members of the Corporate Scrutiny Committee say a Cabinet decision was made without providing information to the committee to scrutinise beforehand. Details within

Thursday, 24th September, 2020 9:04am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

If you have a complaint about impact of St Mary’s roundabout roadworks write directly to Cllr Ward, he says

Cllr Ian Ward and Andrew Tunnicliffe from Island Roads

Cllr Ian Ward says he has his 'finger on the pulse' about St Mary's roundabout and has only received one letter of complaint. He asks residents to write directly to him if they have concerns or queries.

Tuesday, 22nd September, 2020 11:58am

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council’s Scrutiny meeting consider Highways PFI, Waste Contract and Cowes Floating Bridge (updated)

woman using a laptop computer

Follow our live coverage of the Isle of Wight council Scrutiny Committee as they consider and debate a number of issues

Tuesday, 8th September, 2020 5:04pm

By Sally Perry with 26 readers' comments

Councillors slam the cancellation of Isle of Wight council Scrutiny Committee (updated)

Trees outside County Hall

Chair of the Corporate Scrutiny Committee explains why he cancelled the meeting that would not normally be taking place in August

Monday, 10th August, 2020 11:13am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Conceited, vain, rude, supercilious, insulting: Isle of Wight Conservatives accused of trying to take credit for Island’s Covid-19 response

The Conservatives tried to get a Motion through Full Council - praising themselves for the whole Island’s handling of Covid-19. Unsurprisingly, there was a significant pushback. All the details are in this report, for those who really want to understand what happened

Friday, 17th July, 2020 1:35pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

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