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.

Perhaps time for a ‘Labour Pro-Leave’ candidate, says Cllr Brodie

Geoff Lumley

In response to a vote from Isle of Wight Labour members to the national leadership for a ballot of its members over Brexit, Independent Labour councillor, Geoff Brodie, asks whether it's time for a ‘Labour Pro-Leave’ candidate on the Island.

Thursday, 9th August, 2018 10:00am

By Geoff Brodie with 16 readers' comments

Take part in revival of ‘beating the bounds’ this bank holiday

clean walking boots

An historic tradition returns to Newport this bank holiday weekend, as Cllr Brodie revive the act of 'beating' the parish boundaries.

Thursday, 2nd August, 2018 8:48am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight CCG pledge to improve following ‘vote of no confidence’ (updated)

angry bird bully

After a 'vote of no confidence' in the Isle of Wight CCG by Policy and Scrutiny members, the organisation which plans and funds NHS services say they'll improve and will involve local people.

Wednesday, 18th July, 2018 4:36pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Complaint against Isle of Wight council lodged by Phoenix Trust after being ‘jerked around’

angry bird bully

A charity which provides day care for more than 90 adults with severe, multiple and profound learning disabilities has lodged a formal complaint against the Isle of Wight council after two years of being 'jerked around'.

Thursday, 5th July, 2018 5:42pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Press and public excluded from meeting about the new assistant chief executive

John Metcalfe - Now CEO of Isle of Wight council - 25 Nov 2015

The controversial restructuring of senior management at the Isle of Wight council begins next week when the Appointments Panel consider a new assistant chief executive and chief strategy officer.

Friday, 29th June, 2018 2:37pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

£400k ‘misguided restructure’ at County Hall to be challenged

geoff brodie and michael lilley

A re-structure at County Hall that will see the creation of new Director level posts and significant salary boosts to a number of other existing senior officers is being challenged by the Independent Labour and Independent Green Councillors.

Monday, 25th June, 2018 7:53am

By Geoff Brodie with 10 readers' comments

From Peace to Outlaw for Isle of Wight Community Safety and Public Protection

County Hall Chamber - Annual Meeting May 2018

As well as a Cabinet reshuffle, the Annual Meeting of the Isle of Wight council saw re-election of Chairman and Vice-Chairman as well as Chairs of the various committees.

Thursday, 17th May, 2018 11:15am

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

Isle of Wight council has invested £19.5m … in Manchester and Kent

Stuart Hutchinson

After the Isle of Wight Council's financial officer placed a question mark on whether investments like this were possible, news has emerged that they've just invested £19.5m in industrial units in Manchester and Kent.

Wednesday, 9th May, 2018 4:22pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 10 readers' comments

‘Road to nowhere’ completed after three years of diversions for residents

Godric Road, Newport now complete

Around 100 homes have been stuck at the end of the longest cul de sac on the Isle of Wight for three years, until now. Barratt Homes have finally completed the last 400m of the 'road to nowhere'.

Wednesday, 9th May, 2018 3:20pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight’s lack of Cabinet member accountability is only example in country, says Cllr (updated)

Geoff Lumley

Cllr Geoff Brodie will be asking councillors to support his motion to reverse last year's IWC decision to remove accountability of Cabinet members in a public forum. He says the decision was the only known example across LGA authorities.

Wednesday, 9th May, 2018 1:57pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight primary school awarded £1.3m refurbishment grant

20 pound notes :

As part of a second phase of work since relocation to the Furrlongs, improvements to the primary school will include a new roof and windows, a new reception area, external cladding and upgraded footpaths and lighting.

Thursday, 19th April, 2018 12:23pm

By IW Council Press Office

Plans to explore Combined Fire Authority with Hampshire approved

Fire engine - IW Fire service name in full

The Principal Policy Adviser of the LGA says there is a strong argument to delay the decision, but council Leader, Dave Stewart, said they would not be "dithering" and the 23 Conservative councillors voted through the proposal.

Thursday, 22nd March, 2018 1:13pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments