Paul Brading

Cllr Paul Brading was elected Isle of Wight councillor for Lake South in the 2017 local council elections.

He was also appointed Cabinet member for Children’s Services (including education).

Below are some of the articles mentioning Paul Brading.

93% of Isle of Wight parents gain first choice for primary school places


The Isle of Wight council have announced primary school allocations today.

Tuesday, 16th April, 2019 9:42am

By IW Council Press Office

New Isle of Wight pre-school and Family Centre officially opened today

East Cowes Family Centre. Opening by Councillor Paul Brading, Cabinet member for children’s services, Isle of Wight, England. April 4, 2019.

Young families in Whippingham and East Cowes were celebrating the official opening of the Seashells pre-school and East Cowes Family Centre today.

Thursday, 4th April, 2019 3:54pm

By Sally Perry

Work begins on £1m Isle of Wight state-of-the-art football pitch

cowes enterprise football pitch

The Premier League, FA and Government’s Football Foundation have contributed £448,815 grant, whilst IWC have invested £412,000.

Friday, 29th March, 2019 11:51am

By Yasmin with one comment

Parents challenge council figures over potential All Saints’ closure plans

Parents protesting at school closure

Parents protesting last night accused Isle of Wight council officers of ‘fudging the figures’, and said the school was ninth out of 44 schools for improvement on the Island, and was ranked second out of all schools on the Island for Key Stage 2 performance.

Friday, 15th March, 2019 3:19pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Those leaving care on the Isle of Wight given council tax reprieve

monopoly and cash

Young people on the Isle of Wight leaving care will not have to pay council tax until they're 25, as the Isle of Wight council become one of the first to introduce the new measures.

Thursday, 14th March, 2019 3:26pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Rejection of All Saints’ call-in ‘looks orchestrated’ says parish councillor

thumbs down

One of the parish councillors for Freshwater says the "rejection looks orchestrated" and is "deeply concerning to those of us who live in the West Wight".

Thursday, 14th March, 2019 1:21pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

‘Anger and disbelief’ at heated school closure consultation meeting

Parents against All Saints closure 2

The mood of the meeting was anger and disbelief, with huge cheers and rounds of applause for those who stood up to speak and question the decision by Isle of Wight council officers to focus on the future of one school only.

Thursday, 14th March, 2019 11:07am

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

‘Why take the heart of a community out?’ Passionate parents’ video shows off West Wight school some want closed

'all saints, all futures' banner

Passionate parents create video of a West Wight school to show Councillors how much would be lost if the school was closed. 'Why take the heart of a community out?' they ask.

Monday, 11th March, 2019 5:54pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

All Saints’ closure plans called into question by local councillors

vix lowthion and john medland

Cllr Medland has called into question the process of how the Isle of Wight council proposed to close All Saints' Primary School in Freshwater. He said the "policy is riddled with contradictions", with "no central strategic sense or awareness of the role of public services".

Friday, 8th March, 2019 5:47pm

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

Isle of Wight selected for pilot to help residents with communication needs

girl reading dr seuss book

The scheme – due to launch later this month - will feature a multi-agency service supported by specialist national charity, the ACE Centre.

Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 1:08pm

By IW Council Press Office

Consultation on Isle of Wight primary school closure begins today

all saints primary school - image from petition

As the consultation on the closure of All Saints Primary School begins, Cllr Paul Brading says he's "got to look at the education standards in the West Wight, as well as geographical viability with falling numbers"

Monday, 4th March, 2019 8:17am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Parents and pupils speak out over possible closure of primary school

Save our School - parents and children

Cllr Brading said the final decision on whether All Saints closes will be his but that formal decision to launch a consultation had not yet been made.

Thursday, 28th February, 2019 11:54am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment