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.

Changes to Isle of Wight fire service delayed

fire fighters outside county hall

Any decision on the future of the Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service has been delayed until April. The recommendation should ensure a public information event take place in the next month.

Wednesday, 7th March, 2018 8:34am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Labour budget amendment could lower council tax increase

Monopoly green houses and coins:

Independent Labour Party councillor, Geoff Brodie, is proposing to re-direct £2.2m of Conservative 'savings' (planned for Reserves) to reduce the Council Tax increase to 4.49%.

Wednesday, 28th February, 2018 2:44pm

By Geoff Brodie with 9 readers' comments

£500k extra cash for social care won’t bridge the gap says councillor

bridge to nowhere

Cllr Brodie has discovered the much-lauded extra £500,000 to "help fund social care" will not affect the proposed budget cuts to be voted on at tonight's Isle of Wight council meeting.

Wednesday, 28th February, 2018 10:51am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

OnTheWight get to the bottom of the £700,000 PFI savings ‘confusion’

savings and calculator

When the Isle of Wight council Cabinet were questioned last week over a missed £700,000 saving on the PFI contract, the Cabinet member's (Ian Ward) response appeared to be contradicted by the CEO. OnTheWight has been digging to seek clarity.

Friday, 23rd February, 2018 10:18am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Scrutiny tells Leader he’ll be held accountable for his floating bridge ‘good and reasonable service’ comment

floating bridge suspended

After Leader of the council, Dave Stewart, gave Scrutiny members an update on the Cowes floating bridge, they told him he'd be held accountable his comment about it providing 'a good and reasonable service'. OnTheWight reports in full detail.

Friday, 16th February, 2018 8:27pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Access to Floating Bridge papers heavily restricted – Even to Scrutiny Members


Members of the Scrutiny Committee ask 'Who runs the council?' after being told they can only view floating bridge documents sat in front of a laptop at County Hall (with an estimated reading time of 30 hours).

Wednesday, 14th February, 2018 9:19pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Council want cuts for most vulnerable, while Cabinet member talks of ‘all the hard work and good that I am doing’

Clare Mosdell

The Isle of Wight Conservative council were last night accused by the Scrutiny Committee of ignoring the public's responses on caring for vulnerable Islanders. The responsible Cabinet member claimed she nearly resigned (but didn’t).

Wednesday, 14th February, 2018 10:28am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Call for Isle of Wight council leader and MP to promote Votes at 16

dave stewart

After the positive vote at full council on votes for 16 and 17 year old Islanders, IW Labour's youth officer asks council leader, Dave Stewart, to lobby the MP and get more involved in promoting the issue.

Monday, 12th February, 2018 6:53pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Labour stalwart quits the party after 35 years (updated)

Labour party letters

The Labour Party stalwart says he finds himself "very isolated from the local party leadership" and has left Labour after 35 years of membership.

Wednesday, 31st January, 2018 7:49am

By Geoff Brodie with 3 readers' comments

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

votes at 16

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

Catch up: Packed agenda for first Isle of Wight full council meeting of 2018

full council meeting isle of wight county hall chamber

Follow the twists and turns of the first Isle of Wight full council meeting of 2018 from the comfort of your armchair or office.

Wednesday, 17th January, 2018 4:50pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

‘Votes at 16’ campaign back on the agenda

vote at 16

Postponed from the November meeting, the motion is back on the agenda for next week's full council meeting.

Friday, 12th January, 2018 5:13pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments