Daryll Pitcher

Daryll Pitcher was elected as Isle of Wight councillor for Wootton in the May 2013 elections.

Daryll Pitcher bioHe was elected under the banner of the UK Independence Party, one of two UKIP councillors. Daryll is also a parish councillor at Wootton.

He stood in Suffolk Coastal for UKIP in the May 2015 General Election. He came third after the Conservative and Labour candidates, achieving 8,655 votes, a 15.6% share of the total vote, gaining 9.8% on the previous UKIP result.

He became Executive member for Planning, housing and homelessness in January 2017.

Below are some articles in which Cllr Pitcher is mentioned.

Vectis Party officially launch with YouTube video in light of Lockdown

Photos of four people from the Vectis Party from their launch video

Not able to have a traditional press launch due to Lockdown, the Vectis Party have released this video instead

Wednesday, 6th January, 2021 5:08pm

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Vectis Party tell News OnTheWight it will stand candidates in all Isle of Wight council election wards

Daryll Pitcher talking to Carole Dennett, with Carl Feeney on the right

Another newly-formed Isle of Wight political party, the Vectis Party, says it will stand candidates in all council election wards, after they detected an “appetite for something different in politics on the Island”

Monday, 24th August, 2020 4:56pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP selected in 2019 General Election result

Wide shot of the hall

Islanders spent the day voting and counters have spent the evening sorting through the ballot papers. The Isle of Wight High Sheriff has announced the next MP for the Island

Friday, 13th December, 2019 4:00am

By Sally Perry with 30 readers' comments

Isle of Wight General Election results 2019 : Live

Polling cards being counted

Bookmark this page and return throughout the evening to follow the action from the Isle of Wight General Election Count with OnTheWight

Thursday, 12th December, 2019 8:15pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Hustings 2019: An overview

Candidates at the IW Radio/County Press Hustings

If you missed the Isle of Wight Hustings last night here's a round up of some of what was said

Friday, 6th December, 2019 6:58pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s biggest General Election hustings: Book your tickets


Tickets are available now for the biggest hustings taking place on the Isle of Wight. Details within

Friday, 29th November, 2019 12:23pm

By Lucy Morgan with 19 readers' comments

Register to vote before you lose the chance to have your say on who runs the next Government

Poster saying your vote matters - register to vote

There were over 14 million non voters in the 2017 General Election. Don't lose your chance to vote on 12th December, make sure you are registered today

Monday, 25th November, 2019 2:08pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight hustings on housing, transport and sustainable development


It's a chance to question the six candidates face to face on housing, transport and sustainable development on the Isle of Wight

Friday, 22nd November, 2019 5:33pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

‘New hospital’ coming to the Isle of Wight claims Fareham Conservative candidate live on TV. Really? (update 3)

politics live with jo coburn and suella braverman

“Spades will be hitting the ground,” for a new Isle of Wight hospital claimed Fareham’s Conservative candidate, live on TV this lunchtime. Reaction of the IW Conservatives has been less definitive

Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 3:51pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Next generation to quiz Isle of Wight election candidates at Youth Hustings

Member of Youth Parliament (MYP) Isaac Lethbridge (Right) , and his deputy is Benson Hardy, from Wootton

Five of the six candidates have agreed to a Youth Hustings organised by the Isle of Wight Youth Council and Member of Youth Parliament (MYP)

Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 10:38am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Isle of Wight General Election: List of all candidates now confirmed

the six isle of wight general election candidates 2019 - montage

Find out who the candidates are and what the deadlines for registering to vote, be that in person or via proxy or postal voting

Friday, 15th November, 2019 8:50am

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Former Isle of Wight UKIP candidate stands for MP in General Election

Daryll Pitcher

Despite saying last week he would not be running, Mr Pitcher has now said he will stand as an independent candidate, focusing primarily on Brexit

Thursday, 14th November, 2019 10:01am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments