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.

New homeless shelter and assessment hub named in memory of man who died while homeless

Homeless man sitting on the street asking for money

The new centre will be named 'Howard House' in memory of Howard Derham who tragically died while homeless in 2017

Thursday, 4th March, 2021 4:40pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Rise in crematorium and cemetery charges branded ‘scandalous’

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One councillor called the rise in charges a “Tory plan to rip off the bereaved” which was “morally indefensible", whilst another said, "It is scandalous to think we would put up the charges at this time"

Monday, 1st March, 2021 4:48pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

The suggestion I’d deliberately upset Cllr Smart is a gross insult, says Councillor (updated)

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Cllr Geoff Brodie said the suggestion by Cllr Dave Stewart that he would deliberately upset a fellow councillor who was talking about her late husband "is a gross insult"

Friday, 26th February, 2021 5:30pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 13 readers' comments

Alternative budgets fail to gain enough votes as majority of Conservatives vote against them (updated)

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Three alternative budgets were presented at last night's full council meeting. Details of the presentations and votes within

Thursday, 25th February, 2021 6:16pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

Council leader asked if he is ashamed of his tweet

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At last night's meeting Cllr Brodie asked whether the council leader was ashamed of his tweet

Thursday, 25th February, 2021 5:31pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

New Panel to recommend councillors’ allowances approved, after ‘shambolic and disrespectful’ treatment of former members

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The new panel that recommends councillors' allowances - which includes two former council officers- was voted through last night, after being suggested by an Appointments Panel chaired by the council leader

Thursday, 25th February, 2021 2:47pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Conservative councillor votes for Independent Labour amendment to reduce Council Tax Rise (updated)

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For only the second time in recent history a Conservative councillor has voted for an Ind Labour amendment to the annual budget

Wednesday, 24th February, 2021 8:06pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

‘Considerable’ support shown for plans to bring Newport Football Club back into town

Artist impression of Seaclose Park plans - Matthew Price

Support has been flowing in for the proposal to bring Newport Football Club back closer to the heart of Newport

Wednesday, 24th February, 2021 5:00pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

How the Isle of Wight council intend to spend money in the next year

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Here’s a list of the ways that the Isle of Wight council intend to spend money over the coming year – to be debated and voted on at the full council meeting tonight from 5pm

Wednesday, 24th February, 2021 8:16am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 5 readers' comments

Cllr Brodie’s budget amendment seeks lower increase in Council Tax and more (updated)

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Independent Labour councillor, Geoff Brodie, says his budget amendment would reduce the rise in council tax and crematorium fees, as well as remove the proposal to increase overnight parking charges by 100 per cent

Friday, 19th February, 2021 10:29am

By Geoff Brodie with 8 readers' comments

Councillors promised prior notice of St George’s Way road works: See map of diversions (updated)

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Councillors were promised prior notice of the road closure and diversions, but Cllr Ward announced it at last night's Cabinet meeting instead. News OnTheWight has the map of diversions within

Friday, 12th February, 2021 10:32am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight councillors vote to reduce the council tax support subsidy

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Opposition councillor, Paul Fuller, said it was unfair and mean that IWC was focusing on trying to raise a few savings from people who can ill afford it

Friday, 22nd January, 2021 4:25pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 20 readers' comments