Debbie Andre

Debbie Andre was elected as Island Independent councillor for Sandown North ward in the 2017 council elections.

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Isle of Wight councillor explains why she was prepared to sign PFI gagging order

debbie andre at the election by allan marsh

Cllr Andre explains why she voted in favour of the gagging order at last night's private briefing about the progress of the highways PFI scheme

Wednesday, 5th February, 2020 7:55am

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

All but two of eight Isle of Wight councillors refuse to sign PFI gagging order

staples over mouth

Cllr Brodie asked the meeting how they could in all conscience, and with potential legal risk, sign confidentiality undertakings

Tuesday, 4th February, 2020 9:37pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

A secret briefing on Island Roads’ progress will be held tomorrow claims Cllr Brodie (updated)

Geoff Brodie

Confidentiality agreements will bind the limited number of Cllrs who are admitted to the exclusive briefing about the Highways PFI from disclosing information they learn - even from other councillors, claims Cllr Brodie

Monday, 3rd February, 2020 2:44pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Are Conservative administration ‘incapable of any joined-up thinking?’ asks Cllr Andre (updated)

debbie andre at the election by allan marsh

Cllr Andre asks whether the Conservative administration have "simply just lost the plot, have no plan and are just showing that they are incapable of any joined-up thinking?"

Thursday, 24th October, 2019 8:12am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Conservative council ‘merely puppets to Westminster masters pulling the strings’, says Island Indies leader

puppets on a string in a shop window

The leader of the Island Independents said the council is paying more tax payers money to more people to do considerably less

Monday, 21st October, 2019 5:17pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Island Indies ‘were not involved in procurement, design or build of floating bridge’, simply securing funding

debbie andre at the election by allan marsh

The leader of the Island Independent group reiterated they were not involved in the procurement, design or build of the floating bridge, but simply secured the funding.

Thursday, 26th September, 2019 2:19pm

By Debbie Andre with 26 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council Cabinet scrutinised over Public Health decision

clare mosdell - lac video tom stroud

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

Isle of Wight councillors pay tribute to outgoing Chairman and welcome new one

Lora Peacey Wilcox

Councillors across the chamber paid tribute to Lora Peacey-Wilcox who has finished her two year term as Chairman of the Isle of Wight council.

Wednesday, 15th May, 2019 7:13pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Overflowing bins? The PFI service was ‘better than needed in some areas’, says Cllr Ward

Overflowing bins by Sandown Hub

Cllr Ian Ward has said the service level cuts to the PFI have happened due to the service being "better than needed in some areas".

Thursday, 25th April, 2019 12:01pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Growing concern from some Isle of Wight residents over the possible 5G rollout

van with giveG as registration plate

Leader of Isle of Wight council says "it's not a priority for us to get to 5G", the CEO says they do not have the power to restrict the rollout, and some residents say "our health and environment come before faster Internet speeds".

Thursday, 4th April, 2019 3:27pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

£60,000 travel scheme for cancer treatment looks set to be saved

Yes on paper

The Isle of Wight council had planned to cut the £60,000 Cross-Solent Travel Scheme funding, but following a 3,000+ strong petition and Healthwatch survey, the Cabinet member is recommending it is retained and gifted to the NHS to administer.

Wednesday, 13th March, 2019 4:54pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Pancake Challengers flip Pancakes for Poverty Awareness on the Isle of Wight

Cllr Lilley on Pancake Day

A target to raise £2,000 for Isle of Wight Foodbank and Isle of Wight Red Box project led to several councillors flipping pancakes yesterday. More within.

Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 10:03am

By Michael Lilley