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.

All political groups submit alternative budgets except the Conservatives

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Three alternative budget recommendations have been put forward by the different Isle of Wight political groups. The Conservatives have not. We have the full details of the others.

Monday, 22nd February, 2016 10:46am

By Sally Perry with 24 readers' comments

Wootton Bridge: Island Roads finally respond over residents’ anger

Wootton Bridge parapets - new wall

It's taken Island Roads 12 days to respond to three simple questions about the design of the new parapets on Wootton Bridge that have been causing much anger amongst residents.

Monday, 18th January, 2016 3:21pm

By Sally Perry with 23 readers' comments

Coffee shops and ‘in-sourcing’ suggested as budget amendments from UKIP cllrs

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Suggestions such as leasing out council-owned artworks and creating a coffee shop at the library have been tabled by UKIP councillors prior to the budget meeting next week.

Wednesday, 18th February, 2015 12:12pm

By Sally Perry with 18 readers' comments

Island councillor named as UKIP candidate for Suffolk Coastal seat

Island councillor named as UKIP candidate for Suffolk Coastal seat

The Isle of Wight county councillor says his first priority if elected to the Suffolk Coastal seat would be to be a 'local MP'.

Friday, 12th December, 2014 10:02am

By Sally Perry with 23 readers' comments

These are the six councillors that didn’t support giving council staff a Living Wage

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Although the majority of councillors voted in favour of all council staff being paid at least a Living Wage, six chose to abstain from the vote. Find out whether it was yours.

Thursday, 16th October, 2014 3:57pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Isle of Wight 31st most UKIP-friendly Conservative seat in country says Uni research

Nigel Farage

The Island is not just the 31st most ‘UKIP-friendly Conservative seat’ in the UK, but 4th in the South East claims IW UKIP Chair.

Monday, 8th September, 2014 11:50am

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

Councillor calls for inquiry into Ecoisland

Ecoisland website screen grab

Following founder's death, Police announced investigation was continuing, but are delaying queries about current status.

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2013 12:17pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Cllr Daryll Pitcher’s impression of the council so far

Daryll Pitcher

OnTheWight has invited members from each political group or party on the Isle of Wight council to share their impressions of how the first six months of an Independent-led Isle of Wight council is working.

Tuesday, 29th October, 2013 12:55pm

By Daryll Pitcher with 10 readers' comments

Daryll Pitcher Stands As UK Independence Party Candidate In Binstead & Fishbourne By-Election

Daryll Pitcher Stands As UK Independence Party Candidate In Binstead & Fishbourne By-Election

UKIP Candidate, Daryll Pitcher, shares his election profile

Wednesday, 15th June, 2011 3:30pm

By Daryll Pitcher