Cameron Palin

As well as being a town councillor for East Cowes Town Council, Cameron is also Youth and Student officer for the Isle of Wight Green Party.

He is standing as an Isle of Wight councillor in the May 2021 council elections.

Below are articles which feature Cameron.

Green Party councillors sworn in at County Hall (update 2)

Joe Lever and Claire Critchison outside County Hall

Claire Critchison and Joe Lever have now been sworn in as Isle of Wight councillors. It could lead to the first Green Party group at County Hall

Monday, 10th May, 2021 11:01am

By Vix Lowthion with 9 readers' comments

Watch: Isle of Wight 2021 election candidates filmed by media students

Photos from filming for election videos with candidates sitting in front of camera

Students from Isle of Wight College and Platform One gain valuable experience filming and editing these short videos of 2021 council election candidates

Tuesday, 4th May, 2021 7:49am

By Tony Steyger with 2 readers' comments

Cowes Floating Bridge suspended for repairs following split weld (updated)

Cowes Floating Bridge suspended - workers on the bridge carrying out repairs

The bridge is expected to be out of action for several hours

Friday, 30th April, 2021 10:51am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Candidates pledge to form a disciplined, diverse and organised coalition to rule County Hall

photos of Bacon, Andre and Cameron

Candidates from across the Island and across the political spectrum pledge to work together to form a coalition following next week's council elections

Friday, 30th April, 2021 7:47am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

‘No issues’ with how Floating Bridge 6 was commissioned, states Isle of Wight council report

Floating Bridge and suspended sign at East Cowes

The latest update will be presented to the Corporate Scrutiny Committee next week, but in the meantime, papers for the meeting provide a background to the commissioning of the Naval Architects and Shipbuilders. Details and reports within

Tuesday, 2nd March, 2021 3:23pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Conservative Council leadership are wasting millions on Floating Bridge 6, say councillors

floating bridge suspended sign

The Cowes Medina councillor says that for four years she and others have provided bulletproof engineering evidence that Floating Bridge 6 was not fit for purpose. Read hers and the town councillor for Osborne's damning review of new scrutiny papers

Tuesday, 2nd March, 2021 7:44am

By Cameron Palin with 9 readers' comments

Floating Bridge side thrusters are not a ‘sticky plaster’ says town councillor

floating bridge with boost bars on side by IW Can Depress

'Numerous local engineers' say that side thrusters would not work and that if the council persisted with this option, it could the bridge being out of the water for six months

Monday, 25th January, 2021 5:58pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 18 readers' comments

Floating Bridge 6 fiasco hits the national news

Floating Bridge and suspended sign at East Cowes

Duncan Kennedy's report on BBC Radio 4's Today programme (have a listen within) takes the fiasco of the Floating Bridge to a national audience

Saturday, 5th December, 2020 12:08pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

East Cowes could now have the youngest councillor in the country

cameron palin and floating bridge

At just 18 years of age, Cameron is believed to be the youngest parish councillor in the country

Friday, 20th November, 2020 9:04am

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

See Isle of Wight Green Party’s target candidates for May 2021 council elections

Trees outside County Hall

The Isle of Wight Green Party has announced their target candidates for five Isle of Wight wards in the May 2021 Isle of Wight council elections. Details within

Tuesday, 17th November, 2020 1:54pm

By Cameron Palin

Isle of Wight council accused of ‘institutional blindness’ over the Floating Bridge fiasco

Floating Bridge and suspended sign at East Cowes

Cllr Karl Love said there is 'institutional blindness' as far as the Floating Bridge is concerned — the belief that the problems can be fixed no matter what. Details within

Wednesday, 11th November, 2020 9:19am

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

Schools and colleges should be closed during lockdown say Isle of Wight Green Party

teacher and pupils in primary school

Isle of Wight Green Party say infection rates in secondary schools have quadrupled since returning in September and that "it's inexcusable the government is arguing the case to keep schools open during a national lockdown"

Monday, 2nd November, 2020 9:54am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments