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.

Island Labour calls on Isle of Wight MP to oppose NHS sell-off to Trump (updated)

donald trump

President of the USA, Donald Trump, said during today’s press conference that in any post-Brexit trade deal, he would expect to see the NHS 'on the table', which many view as leading to its privatisation.

Tuesday, 4th June, 2019 3:29pm

By Julian Critchley with 16 readers' comments

Labour announces candidate for Osborne and Whippingham seat on Isle of Wight council

luisa hillard and julian critchley - candidate for whippingham and osborne

The by-election has been prompted by the resignation of previous Labour councillor, Julia Baker-Smith.

Monday, 13th May, 2019 1:43pm

By Julian Critchley with 5 readers' comments

Overflowing bins? The PFI service was ‘better than needed in some areas’, says Cllr Ward

Overflowing bins by Sandown Hub

Cllr Ian Ward has said the service level cuts to the PFI have happened due to the service being "better than needed in some areas".

Thursday, 25th April, 2019 12:01pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

‘We don’t want to see Trump in Portsmouth’ says city’s Leader on news of President’s visit

donald trump

Many Islanders travelled to London last year to protest at Trump's visit to the city, so cross-Solent operators may be busy on 5th June for more than one reason. Portsmouth's leader has a few choice words about the President's proposed visit too.

Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019 4:47pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Labour slam Isle of Wight council over PFI ‘savings’

julian critchley - Allan Marsh

The spokesperson for Island Labour says "Tories are calling cuts 'savings', as if that somehow reduces their impact".

Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019 11:37am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight NHS spends more than £1.1m on management consultants

St mary's hospital

£23m in the red, an FOI request reveals the Isle of Wight NHS trust spent more than £1.1m on management consultants whilst services were cut.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 5:34pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

Labour encourages members to campaign against closure of All Saints’ Primary

Save our School - parents and children

Julian Critchley from Island Labour says, "the Council should really have learned lessons from the previous attempt to close Sandown Bay Academy; communities know that schools are more than just bricks and mortar."

Tuesday, 12th March, 2019 10:09am

By Julian Critchley

CQC warning notice taken ‘very seriously’, says Isle of Wight NHS chief

hospital car park

Isle of Wight NHS CEO says they take warning notice issued by CQC very seriously, but welcome recognition of where improvements have been made.

Thursday, 7th March, 2019 12:03am

By Sally Perry

Island Labour demands end to NHS ‘Privatisation by Stealth’

Save our NHS by 38 Degrees - cropped

The Isle of Wight Labour Party Chair says "Islanders need to listen to the campaigners of ‘IoW Save Our NHS’, and make their voices heard, before their NHS is stripped away".

Monday, 4th March, 2019 9:57am

By Julian Critchley with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Labour slam Conservative budget as ‘paying more tax for fewer services’

coins in palm of hand

Island Labour say the cuts being imposed by Conservative budget are "unnecessarily callous" when put alongside the increase in council reserves to twice the minimum requirement. They say this is "precisely the time when any council should be doing its utmost to protect both services and the incomes of residents".

Thursday, 28th February, 2019 9:16am

By Julian Critchley with 2 readers' comments

Rise in council tax precept on the cards for Ryde’s residents (updated)


The Ryde Town council voted to increase the town council tax precept from April at last night's meeting, with two councillors voting against.

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019 3:04pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Ryde Town Council agree way forward for Ryde Harbour

ryde harbour wall by les lockhart

In front of a packed meeting last night, Ryde Town Council discussed the possibility of buying the scenic harbour. Details of what was agreed within.

Tuesday, 29th January, 2019 1:22pm

By Peter Gruner