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.

Emergency winter night shelter returning to former school site

homeless man in portugal

The local authority is opening an emergency winter shelter at the former Barton Primary School site in Newport. The service will be led by the Salvation Army.

Monday, 7th October, 2019 1:53pm

By IW Council Press Office with one comment

‘Rambling excuses’ make clear IWC leadership has no intention of holding Island Roads to account, says Cllr Brodie

dave stewart

The councillor for Newport East said, "Cllrs Stewart and Ward may be having regular tea and biscuits with the Island Roads management, but they are clearly letting them off the hook"

Saturday, 21st September, 2019 10:39am

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

St Mary’s Roundabout: Conservatives vote to go ahead with junction changes

st marys roadworks sign

The 18 votes in favour were all the members of the ruling Conservative group present, except for Cllr Tyndall who abstained and Cllr Matthew Price (Newport North), who last week led a call for works to be halted.

Thursday, 19th September, 2019 8:15am

By Geoff Brodie with 20 readers' comments

St Mary’s Roundabout: Opposition forces Isle of Wight council to special meeting

st marys roadworks sign

A special meeting will take place later this month, where councillors will debate postponing the works.

Monday, 16th September, 2019 4:47pm

By Sally Perry with 22 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council leader asked to explain why Island Roads have been let ‘off the hook’

Geoff Brodie

Cllr Brodie, who last month said he felt he'd been misled over the Highways PFI, will be raising the issue at next week's full council.

Friday, 13th September, 2019 4:18pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Opposing Government over housing targets a ‘waste of time’, says Cabinet member

Stop halt sign:

Even though several Isle of Wight Conservative councillors said they would oppose the housing targets set by Government, Cllr Brodie reports that Barry Abraham said it would be a 'waste of time'.

Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019 10:23am

By Geoff Brodie with one comment

‘I feel misled, it’s time for some honesty’ over PFI contract, says Cllr Brodie

Potholes on Trinity Road

Cllr Brodie says he and many of his residents feel misled by PFI contractor, Island Roads, and say it's time for some honesty.

Tuesday, 27th August, 2019 7:43pm

By Geoff Brodie with 10 readers' comments

12 months leave granted for Councillor due to ill health

Empty seat

Voting against the extended leave, Cllr Brodie said, “We're not doing a job, we're elected to represent people. When you have a significant illness, are you really up to it?"

Tuesday, 30th July, 2019 9:42am

By David Anderson, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

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 Brodie

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