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.

Councillors slam the cancellation of Isle of Wight council Scrutiny Committee (updated)

Trees outside County Hall

Chair of the Corporate Scrutiny Committee explains why he cancelled the meeting that would not normally be taking place in August

Monday, 10th August, 2020 11:13am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Conceited, vain, rude, supercilious, insulting: Isle of Wight Conservatives accused of trying to take credit for Island’s Covid-19 response

The Conservatives tried to get a Motion through Full Council - praising themselves for the whole Island’s handling of Covid-19. Unsurprisingly, there was a significant pushback. All the details are in this report, for those who really want to understand what happened

Friday, 17th July, 2020 1:35pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council leader says plans for Newport Harbour have been ‘well received’

dave stewart during full council meeting

Despite there being close to 3,000 signatures on a petition to stop housing on Seaclose Park, the leader of the council said that the feedback he's had was that "Newport Harbour Masterplan has been well-received"

Thursday, 16th July, 2020 4:43pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 22 readers' comments

Decision on Newport Harbour Masterplan deferred

The Masterplan was due to be voted upon at the August Isle of Wight council Cabinet meeting but has now been pushed back

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 1:21pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Brodie to probe Isle of Wight council leader on PM’s comments about Coronavirus in care homes (updated)

Trees outside County Hall and Geoff Brodie

Cllr Brodie has submitted a written question to the Leader of the Isle of Wight council about Boris Johnson's remarks on the spread of Coronavirus in care homes

Wednesday, 8th July, 2020 11:04am

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

Letter: Whatever happened to ‘Whatever it takes’?

Trees outside County Hall and Geoff Brodie

Geoff Brodie (IW Councillor for Newport East) says the Government needs to keep its promises and provide emergency support for the IW Council, adding "Anything less will be a betrayal"

Friday, 19th June, 2020 1:31pm

By Geoff Brodie with 5 readers' comments

What are Isle of Wight council reserves for if not a pandemic? asks Cllr Brodie

Geoff Brodie

Cllr Brodie believes 'Austerity Mark 2' will be the Isle of Wight Council's approach to balancing the books in the future, rather than using Reserves

Wednesday, 10th June, 2020 6:04pm

By Geoff Brodie with 4 readers' comments

‘Islanders are not guinea pigs’: Politicians hit back at pitch to use Isle of Wight as Covid-19 testing and mobile tracking pilot (update 3)

three guinea pigs sitting on a table

Not everyone has reacted positively to the Isle of Wight Conservatives' pitch for the Island to be a ‘potential pilot for testing a community’ for Coronavirus. A petition has been launched

Wednesday, 22nd April, 2020 12:05pm

By Sally Perry with 29 readers' comments

Cllr Lilley joins the Island Independents, then called ‘a coward’ by Cllr Brodie

geoff brodie and michael lilley

One half of the 1957 Group has joined the Island Independent Group and was tonight called a coward by the other member of the Group he left

Tuesday, 10th March, 2020 8:34pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Conservative majority on Isle of Wight council scrutiny committee ‘a backward step’, says chairman

meeting table and chairs with speech bubbles

The changes voted through by the Conservative councillors mean the vice-chair, Michael Lilley, will lose his place on the scrutiny committee, along with Karl Love. The chair says it's a backward step

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 3:27pm

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

Isle of Wight councillor explains why she was prepared to sign PFI gagging order

debbie andre at the election by allan marsh

Cllr Andre explains why she voted in favour of the gagging order at last night's private briefing about the progress of the highways PFI scheme

Wednesday, 5th February, 2020 7:55am

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

All but two of eight Isle of Wight councillors refuse to sign PFI gagging order

staples over mouth

Cllr Brodie asked the meeting how they could in all conscience, and with potential legal risk, sign confidentiality undertakings

Tuesday, 4th February, 2020 9:37pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments