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 children ‘to be marked down by callous Government’ say Island Labour

Examination desks

The Chair of Island Labour says the Government have "prioritised failure, for fear of allowing too many of what they see as 'undeserving' children from the wrong areas to be awarded higher grades based on their teacher predictions"

Tuesday, 11th August, 2020 9:44am

By Julian Critchley with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party bewildered by Labour taking back the ‘olive branch’ offered in February

Person standing behind a small olive tree

Isle of Wight Greens say their request for a virtual meeting to "discuss reciprocal agreements for local seats" was in direct response to Island Labour offering an “olive branch” to the Isle of Wight Green Party in a bid to “get rid of our Tory administration"

Thursday, 6th August, 2020 11:23am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Labour Party reject Green Party pre-election vote-trading agreement

Ricchard Quigley giving post-results speech

Island Labour reject a move they say will restrict Islanders in how they choose to cast their votes and say it's not enough to simply be "non-Tory"

Wednesday, 5th August, 2020 2:14pm

By Julian Critchley with 18 readers' comments

Isle of Wight politicians defend care home workers from Government’s ‘attempt to shift blame’ for spread of Covid-19 (updated)

Boris Johnson

Spokespeople from Labour, Green and LibDem parties share their views on the Prime Minister's comments about the spread of Covid-19 in care homes. News OnTheWight asked Bob Seely his views too

Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 1:16pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

The Isle of Wight could become a ‘renewable energy powerhouse’ say Island Labour

green smilies

Island Labour say the Isle of Wight is "blessed with excellent conditions to become a renewable energy powerhouse". Details of what they'd do within

Wednesday, 24th June, 2020 10:02am

By Julian Critchley with 8 readers' comments

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

dominic cummings on typewriter

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)

empty seats

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

george street centre - ryde - streetview

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