Debbie Andre

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

Below are some of the article where Cllr Andre is mentioned.

Isle of Wight Scrutiny Committee ‘whole-heartedly’ support traffic restrictions

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At last night's Scrutiny Committee, councillors voted seven to two to support proposals to introduce six new parking zones annually across the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 12th September, 2018 11:28am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Scrutiny call for Cllr Ward to reconsider double yellow line delegated decision

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Isle of Wight council scrutiny committee voted last night to call on Cllr Ian Ward to reconsider his delegated decision to impose double yellow lines on Hope Road, Ryde.

Friday, 31st August, 2018 10:25am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Transparency concerns over Sandown community partnership followed by resignation, says Cllr

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Residents raised concerns earlier this week over the relationship between the Sandown town council and the Sandown community partnership. Overnight news has arrived of at least one resignation.

Thursday, 23rd August, 2018 10:23am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight ‘The Most Undemocratic Council in the Country’, say Indies

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Island Independent councillors have condemned the Isle of Wight Council leader and his fellow Conservative councillors for "continuing to show that they are the most undemocratic and unaccountable Council Administration in the country".

Friday, 11th May, 2018 7:00am

By Debbie Andre

Sandown ‘nimbyism’ slur by AET CEO ‘beggars belief’ says councillor

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Cllr Debbie Andre says, "the fact that Mr Drinkall can accuse parents, pupils and staff of “nimbyism” in their campaigning for a high quality local school for local children, beggars belief".

Tuesday, 27th March, 2018 10:29am

By Debbie Andre

Isle of Wight pupils achieving AAB at A-level is half the national average

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Concerns were raised at the Scrutiny Committee for Children's Services about the attainment of Isle of Wight children in post-16 education. Those achieving AAB at A-Level was 7.7%, compared to 14.7% nationally.

Monday, 19th March, 2018 5:32pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Is Cllr Dupre’s behaviour ‘a matter for himself’ or should he resign?

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Town Councillors were invited to add their names to a letter calling for the resignation of Cllr Dupre. OnTheWight has details of who has signed it.

Monday, 5th March, 2018 4:51pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Votes at 16: Find out what your Isle of Wight councillor said

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Find out what your Isle of Wight councillor had to say about giving 16 year olds the vote when it was discussed in the council chamber last week, and see whether you agree with them.

Tuesday, 23rd January, 2018 9:33am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Local politicians respond to Christ the King College debt row

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An Island Independent councillor and parliamentary candidates for the Greens, Labour and LibDem share their views on the current row between the Isle of Wight council and Christ the King College.

Wednesday, 13th December, 2017 12:39pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Council’s direction on future of Sandown Bay Academy should be known in next 48 hours

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The treatment of staff and pupils at Sandown Bay Academy by its sponsor, Academies Enterprise Trust, was described as appalling, atrocious and disappointing by councillors. They voted to have AET removed from all Island schools.

Thursday, 18th May, 2017 2:43pm

By Sally Perry with one comment