Richard Hollis

Richard Hollis was elected as Isle of Wight councillor for Newport West in December 2019.

Below are articles in which Richard Hollis is mentioned.

‘Something serious has to be done to help our town centre survive’ says Cllr Brodie

parking sign by a light coloured brick wall

Cllr Brodie is bringing a motion to Full Council this week calling for the town centre to have the same free parking choices as all other Island towns

Monday, 16th November, 2020 10:40am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Do not cross the Solent for a Coronavirus test urges Isle of Wight health chief

covid-19 drive through testing centre - person standing at door of car with clipboard

The Chair of the Scrutiny Committee explained that he'd been advised to travel to Lewisham to get a Coronavirus test.

Wednesday, 7th October, 2020 3:00pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Cowes Floating Bridge could be fitted with side thrusters, Scrutiny Committee hears

Seaclear barge holding floating bridge in place

An update on several aspects of the Cowes Floating Bridge was given at the Corporate Scrutiny Committee, including news about possible side thrusters

Tuesday, 6th October, 2020 8:03pm

By Sally Perry with 19 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Scrutiny Committee debate called-in Cabinet decision to extend £1m PTEC loan (updated)

Cllr richard hollis in online meeting

The decision made by the Isle of Wight council Cabinet was called in and debated today. Read News OnTheWight's comprehensive report

Monday, 28th September, 2020 6:13pm

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council decision to relax repayment terms for £1m PTEC loan investment called in (updated)

fifty pound notes

Some members of the Corporate Scrutiny Committee say a Cabinet decision was made without providing information to the committee to scrutinise beforehand. Details within

Thursday, 24th September, 2020 9:04am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Conservative-controlled council elects Conservative to lead committee to scrutinise their work (updated)

richard hollis shaking hands with nick stuart at the election count

The Scrutiny Committee is designed to examine decisions made by Isle of Wight council. It has, for as long as we can remember, been chaired by an opposition councillor … until last night

Thursday, 17th September, 2020 4:42pm

By Sally Perry with 24 readers' comments

Stopping Isle of Wight ferry passengers from staying in cars is a ‘mistake’ says councillor

richard hollis shaking hands with nick stuart

Cllr Hollis told the scrutiny meeting that "I would have thought the ferries were the worst places for passing on infection" - IW Public Health say they are working hard to ensure good hygiene on ferries

Tuesday, 14th July, 2020 4:13pm

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

£1.3m purchase of Venture Quays by Isle of Wight council scrutinised

Venture Quays

"We need to keep that engineering heritage", "We can buy this and keep this site for the Island", “It is our decision, we will own it and we will take responsibility for it” and "we will keep a really good reputation for being business-friendly" are just some of the comments by councillors discussing the purchase of Venture Quays

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 8:49am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight councillors reject Newport Glamping

Aerial drawing of the glamping site

Cllr Jones-Evans said she thought the glamping site's location was perfect, but Cllr Hollis said he'd never seen a site so ‘unsuitable for camping'

Wednesday, 3rd June, 2020 11:18am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

Conservative majority on Isle of Wight council scrutiny committee ‘a backward step’, says chairman

meeting table and chairs with speech bubbles

The changes voted through by the Conservative councillors mean the vice-chair, Michael Lilley, will lose his place on the scrutiny committee, along with Karl Love. The chair says it's a backward step

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 3:27pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 20 readers' comments

Six Isle of Wight council candidates named in latest Newport-West by-election

Polling station

All the main parties have candidates standing, plus two independents in the by-election for the Isle of Wight council set in Newport West

Friday, 15th November, 2019 6:33pm

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

Ventnor councillor votes against proposal to save Coastal Centre for town

Ventnor councillor votes against proposal to save Coastal Centre for town

UKIP Councillor, Graham Perks voted against the proposal to treat Ventnor Town Council as a Special Purchaser of the Coastal Centre at Salisbury Gardens. It made no difference to the outcome of the vote though and the support of the Scrutiny Committee was recorded.

Friday, 13th September, 2013 2:23pm

By Sally Perry with 25 readers' comments