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.

Isle of Wight info: Voting in EU elections – who, where and how

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Find out who you can vote for, where to vote and other useful facts about this Thursday's elections for South East region MEPs taking place on the Isle of Wight.

Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 1:49pm

By Sally Perry

Missed the MEP Hustings? Read our comprehensive report from the meeting

MEP Hustings, MEPs on stage with audience members

Six MEP candidates from the South East region took questions from members of the public at the engaged hustings, organised by Islanders for Europe. Read our comprehensive report.

Thursday, 9th May, 2019 11:55am

By Sally Perry with 33 readers' comments

Candidates confirmed for MEP Hustings (updated)

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At least five MEP candidates have been confirmed for the hustings being held on Wednesday evening.

Tuesday, 7th May, 2019 6:57am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight UKIP candidate revealed for EU Elections

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Former Isle of Wight councillor and prospective parliamentary candidate in 2017, Daryll Pitcher has confirmed his position in the EU elections.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 12:40pm

By Daryll Pitcher with one comment

Former UKIP cllr says ‘botched’ school reorg directly led to ‘disappointing’ school league table results

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Former Isle of Wight UKIP councillor says he has no doubt that the most recent GCSE and A-Level results come as a direct result of the "failed policy” of school reorganisation from three tiers to two.

Friday, 1st February, 2019 4:02pm

By Daryll Pitcher with 2 readers' comments

2017 General Election Isle of Wight: Live Coverage from the count


OnTheWight will be reporting live from the Count throughout the night - keep an eye on our live feed to stay up to date with election trivia, photographs from the count as well as cartooning wizardry.

Thursday, 8th June, 2017 9:03pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

UKIP candidate launches his general election manifesto

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UKIP candidatre, Daryll Pitcher, launches his own personal manifesto for the Isle of Wight

Tuesday, 6th June, 2017 12:04pm

By Daryll Pitcher with 5 readers' comments

Watch 38 Degrees Isle of Wight hustings video

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38 Degrees hosted a hustings last night at Bembridge Sailing Club. The event was streamed online and thousands of people tuned in from home. Watch it here to see how the candidates did.

Thursday, 1st June, 2017 12:50pm

By Luke Ilott with 6 readers' comments

Election hopefuls debate education at hustings

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Five of the six General Election hopefuls will be debating all things education on Thursday evening in Sandown. All are welcome, but arrive before 7pm if you wish to ask a question.

Wednesday, 31st May, 2017 11:18am

By Dominic Coughlin with 16 readers' comments

Isle of Wight General Election candidates to take part in Facebook Q&A

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Voters are being invited to pose questions to the prospective parliamentary candidates on Facebook on Sunday and take part in a live Q&A on Tuesday evening.

Friday, 26th May, 2017 2:46pm

By Sally Perry with 78 readers' comments

General Election 2017: Here are the candidates who want to be Isle of Wight MP

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The names of all those standing in the 2017 General Election has been confirmed by the Isle of Wight council. Voters will go to the polls on Thursday 8th June.

Thursday, 11th May, 2017 4:30pm

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

Budget debate: Read the group leader budget speeches in full


Leaders of all the groups who worked on and submitted budgets have shared their full speeches with OnTheWight.

Thursday, 23rd February, 2017 4:54pm

By Sally Perry with 24 readers' comments