Isle of Wight Election 2021

Isle of Wight council and town, parish and community council elections will be held on Thursday On May 6th 2021.

Below are articles relating to the 2021 elections.

Candidates for the 2021 Isle of Wight Town, Parish and Community council elections

Polling station sign attached to railings

Find out who is standing to join your town, parish or community council in the upcoming elections

Friday, 9th April, 2021 3:08pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council 2021 election: Candidates named (updated)

Polling station sign

Find out who is standing to be an Isle of Wight councillor in your ward

Friday, 9th April, 2021 1:52pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Former Labour education minister takes on Conservative education lead in Isle of Wight elections

Sarah McCarthy-Fry standing by Lake sign

The former MP, who was also Schools Minister for Special Educational Needs, believes that parents shouldn’t have to fight for the right provision for their children

Friday, 9th April, 2021 11:44am

By Richard Quigley with 4 readers' comments

‘Our Ryde’: Residents step up to the plate to support and help their community

Our Ryde candidates

A bunch of Ryde residents, under the mentoring and support of two councillors, have formed a group called Our Ryde and are standing as candidates in the upcoming election

Tuesday, 6th April, 2021 9:02am

By Michael Lilley with 9 readers' comments

Conservative plans for Newport are ‘half-baked, say Lib Dems

LibDems at county hall, Nick Stuart, Bob Blezzard and Andrew Garratt

The Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats believe the Conservative plans for a Riverside Quarter in Newport will accelerate the decline of retailing in the town

Saturday, 3rd April, 2021 9:00am

By Nick Stuart with 13 readers' comments

Before demolishing County Hall, restructure IW Council for 21st Century, say Our Island

Portrait of Jonathan Bacon - Nov 2020

Jonathan Bacon from Our Island says "We need to get our local economy functioning first and only then look at the housing"

Friday, 2nd April, 2021 5:45pm

By Jonathan Bacon with 7 readers' comments

‘Riverside Quarter’ plan is kneejerk reaction say Island Labour

Richard Quigley in Cowes

Island Labour say the 'Riverside Quarter' plans from the Conservatives are "another knee jerk reaction"

Friday, 2nd April, 2021 2:45pm

By Richard Quigley with 4 readers' comments

Conservative plan for new ‘Riverside Quarter’ declares the obvious and misses what’s needed, say Green Party

Vix in Upper St James Street

Chair of Isle of Wight Green Party shares their views on the Conservatives' new plan for Newport

Friday, 2nd April, 2021 1:34pm

By Vix Lowthion with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party release ‘For Our Future’ vision

Green party members with flag and banners

One of the ideas the Isle of Wight Green Party will be campaigning on is securing an Isle of Wight trial of a Universal Basic Income

Wednesday, 31st March, 2021 3:34pm

By Vix Lowthion with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Conservatives introduce some of their youngest candidates

Rhys and Cara

The Island Conservatives have three Isle of Wight council election candidates in their teens and others in their 20s and 30s

Tuesday, 30th March, 2021 5:42pm

By Dave Stewart with 10 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Labour Party announce their election candidates

Montage of Labour Candidates

Richard Quigley the Chair of Island Labour says their manifesto is "unapologetically ambitious, but is credible and affordable and builds on the actions of successful councils around the country"

Monday, 29th March, 2021 6:38pm

By Sally Perry with 22 readers' comments

There’s still time to put yourself forward in the Isle of Wight council elections

Let's love our community graffiti

If you would like to stand as a councillor in the upcoming elections, be that as a town, parish or community councillor, or representing your ward at Isle of Wight council level, there is still time to apply. Here's how

Sunday, 28th March, 2021 12:19pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments