Geoff Brodie

Cllr Geoff Brodie has served as a councillor at the Isle of Wight council for many years.

Staunch in his conviction to the Labour Party, he has gained a reputation for challenging those who have been in the ruling party of the council.

Geoff changed his surname from Lumley to Brodie in May 2017.

Below are some of the articles in which Geoff is mentioned.

Isle of Wight Law Centre excluded from tender process by council (updated)

stop sign

Cllr Brodie said the Law Centre "never had a chance with this tender process" and that he believes more disadvantaged people would suffer as a result of the decision.

Tuesday, 26th March, 2019 5:43pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Independent Labour councillor’s Budget amendment falls just five votes short

Geoff Lumley

In last night's annual budget vote at the Isle of Wight council, the Independent Labour councillor attracted two Conservative votes for his budget amendment, including the abstention of another two Conservative councillors.

Thursday, 28th February, 2019 9:23am

By Geoff Brodie with 2 readers' comments

Catch up: Isle of Wight council vote on £5.5m cuts to annual budget

Man holding and axe

Councillors debated and voted on next year's budget, which sees £5.5m of cuts/savings to public services including a 2.99 per cent increase to Council Tax, £1 overnight parking across the Island and 5% increase in crematorium and cemetery charges.

Wednesday, 27th February, 2019 4:58pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Election war chest being built by Conservatives, says councillor

green calculator

Cllr Brodie says he knows his proposals will be rubbished by the Conservative ruling group, but fears they are building up an "election war chest" with reserves that are "way over what is required".

Monday, 25th February, 2019 8:59am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council vote for Fire Authority merge with Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton

Fire engine - IW Fire service name in full

Views were divided at last night's council meeting where councillors voted in favour of merging the Isle of Wight Authority with Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton, with one councillor stating the FBU only supporting it as the "least worst evil".

Thursday, 17th January, 2019 2:27pm

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

Council leader accused of driving changes to health services without ‘reassuring Islanders’

dave stewart and steve hastings

Cllr Brodie asked why STP is being driven forward by the Conservatives without bothering to reassure Islanders that their precious NHS will not be further damaged. The council leader responds.

Friday, 23rd November, 2018 4:58pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Answers demanded over lack of consultation on cross-Solent health plans

Geoff Lumley

Cllr Brodie intends to question the leader of the Isle of Wight council as to why there has been no public consultation for something that will radically change future health services and care on the Island.

Thursday, 15th November, 2018 9:40am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Parish Council join business association to oppose parking charges plan

Parking meter

The Newport and Carisbrooke Parish Council have joined forces with the Business Association to oppose plans to introduce parking charges in the Nodehill and Crocker Street area of the county town.

Tuesday, 13th November, 2018 3:42pm

By Sally Perry

Councillor bombarded with complaints after wildlife pond ‘destroyed by developer’

Local councillor slams housing developer saying their actions seem "like a marauding army devastating the countryside”.

Sunday, 4th November, 2018 5:21pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

New parking charges, shorter tip hours, rise in social care charges and more, if budget proposals approved

County Hall:

If you haven't had a chance to look through yesterday's release of the draft budget proposals for next year, we share further details here, including shorter opening hours at the tip, rise in parking charges and care costs and another increase in council tax.

Thursday, 1st November, 2018 4:48pm

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

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Partnership approved by Board

Shaking hands

Leading councillors have endorsed proposals for the reform of the health and care system across the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Sustainability and Transformation Partnership.

Friday, 26th October, 2018 5:33pm

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

Isle of Wight’s County Town has new and ‘affectionate’ map

l-r Chloe Williams Cllr Geoff Brodie Cllr Julie Jones-Evans

Hand-drawn by popular Isle of Wight artist Alan Rowe, this new map available from Visit Isle of Wight’s Tourist Information Centre based at the Guildhall in Newport, will help guide visitors and Islanders.

Thursday, 25th October, 2018 9:16am

By Simon Clark