Julian Critchley

Julian Critchley is the Isle of Wight Labour Party’s prospective parliamentary candidate in the 2017 snap General Election.

He attracted a whopping 17,121 votes – nearly doubling the number of votes from the 2015 general election.

Below are some of the articles mentioned Julian.

Isle of Wight MP says ‘explanation seemed entirely reasonable’: While IW politicians call for Dominic Cummings’ resignation

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Labour, Green and LibDem politicians on the Isle of Wight question the lockdown actions of the Government's special advisor Dominic Cummings. The Isle of Wight MP responds

Tuesday, 26th May, 2020 1:48pm

By Sally Perry with 45 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

No business wants to endanger employees, but we should add workers to list of heroes, says Quigley

Richard Quigley

Labour's Richard Quigley says that rather than demonise firms such as GKN, Vestas and Vikoma for keeping their staff working, we should add the brave men and women going into work to the list of heroes and do everything we can to keep them safe

Monday, 30th March, 2020 3:54pm

By Julian Critchley with 14 readers' comments

Ryde town councillors resign after ‘no confidence’ motions defeated (update 3)

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Two of the councillors calling for 'no confidence' motions have resigned today with immediate effect

Monday, 20th January, 2020 4:09pm

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

Motions of ‘no confidence’ in Ryde councillors defeated to huge rounds of applause (video) (updated)

first vote of the ryde town council no confidence vote

All three motions of 'no confidence' against five Ryde councillors were defeated, with the Mayor adding that he was not opposed to an internal audit or inspection of processes

Monday, 20th January, 2020 2:05pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Ryde Mayor ‘never felt so low’ ahead of ‘no confidence’ meeting

michael lilley

Cllr Lilley said he had been unable to discuss the issue for confidential reasons. He said it had been difficult for him personally, as he was unable to publicly dispute the accusations

Thursday, 16th January, 2020 4:57pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 42 readers' comments

Motions of ‘no confidence’ against five councillors to be debated at public extraordinary meeting

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Someone suggested ditching the TV soap opera on Friday night and heading to Ryde Town Council where the tensions between councillors will be played out in public

Wednesday, 15th January, 2020 9:17am

By Sally Perry with 35 readers' comments

Deep divisions in another Town Council as motion of ‘no confidence’ tabled against five councillors

ryde town council

Ryde steps up as the next town council with deep divisions, as a motion of no confidence is tabled against five councillors, including the mayor

Friday, 10th January, 2020 4:47pm

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

Isle of Wight Labour see rise in membership since General Election: Focus now turns to local elections

Richard Quigley

With a rise in memberships since the General Election, the focus for Island Labour will now be the Isle of Wight council elections that take place in 2021

Thursday, 9th January, 2020 12:20pm

By Julian Critchley with 8 readers' comments

Rise in Isle of Wight Labour votes against backdrop of fall in support

Ricchard Quigley giving post-results speech

The Isle of Wight Labour candidate, who came in second place at the General Election, shares some post-election words

Sunday, 15th December, 2019 4:04pm

By Julian Critchley with 6 readers' comments

‘Unprecedented level of abuse both online and on the streets’ says Labour Chairman

Vandalism of Vote Labour sign by Matt Bailey

Vandalism of the Vote Labour signs is just the tip of it. The Chair of the local Party says they have seen an "unprecedented level of abuse both online and on the streets"

Wednesday, 4th December, 2019 6:53pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Green Party candidate from Copeland asked Isle of Wight Labour to do vote swap

jack lenox and richard quigley

A Green Party candidate in Copeland asked Island Labour candidate to vote Green on the Island saying he'd vote Labour in Copeland if they agreed

Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 11:40am

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments