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.

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

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’

calculator and money

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

mr-happy-in-swimming-pool

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