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.

Cowes Floating Bridge: Detailed report from Scrutiny Committee

Cowes floating bridge getting chained

Although legal mediation put a stop to many questions even being asked, the Cowes Floating Bridge was discussed at tonight's scrutiny committee meeting. Read our detailed report

Tuesday, 9th March, 2021 9:22pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Scrutiny Committee Chairman responds to Floating Bridge questions

Richard Hollis at scrutiny mar 21

Responses rather than answers were provided to the ten questions from the Floating Bridge Engineers and Stakeholders Group. See within

Tuesday, 9th March, 2021 5:49pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Floating Bridge Engineers and Stakeholders Group share ten probing questions

floating bridge 6 in the River Medina approaching East Cowes slipway

The Floating Bridge Engineers and Stakeholders Group have shared ten very probing questions of the Isle of Wight council in relation to the ongoing saga of Cowes Floating Bridge 6. Read them within

Tuesday, 9th March, 2021 3:27pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Here are Isle of Wight Scrutiny Chairman’s 43 questions about Floating Bridge 6

Richard Hollis

The Chairman of the Isle of Wight council Corporate Scrutiny Committee has compiled 43 questions about FB6, which he hopes to have answered tomorrow. According to the officer's report, that might not happen

Monday, 8th March, 2021 3:37pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Cllr Karl Love shares his opinion on next week’s Scrutiny Meeting to examine a new Floating Bridge 6 report

Floating Bridge Suspended

Next week’s Scrutiny Meeting - the last before the election - will examine a new report on Floating Bridge 6. East Cowes Cllr Karl Love lays out his opinion of it in advance.

Saturday, 6th March, 2021 12:50pm

By Karl Love with 5 readers' comments

New Panel to recommend councillors’ allowances approved, after ‘shambolic and disrespectful’ treatment of former members

Raffle ticket with Yes written on it

The new panel that recommends councillors' allowances - which includes two former council officers- was voted through last night, after being suggested by an Appointments Panel chaired by the council leader

Thursday, 25th February, 2021 2:47pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Scrutiny Chairman looking forward to ‘clearing up myths and untruths’ about Floating Bridge

Richard Hollis

The Chairman of the Scrutiny Committee says he's really looking forward, "when we can" to bring this out into the open 100 per cent. Details within

Wednesday, 10th February, 2021 5:28pm

By Sally Perry with 20 readers' comments

Plan to give Isle of Wight residents a stronger voice through a Citizens’ Assembly voted down by councillors

Thumbs down symbol behind window covered in rain drops with thumbs up reflecting in them

It was suggested the councillors missed the point of the motion, and some were accused of making personal attacks on Cllr Lilley. Comprehensive report within

Thursday, 21st January, 2021 12:28pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Cabinet push ahead with plans to charge for parking in Gurnard

Gurnard sea front - Google Maps

Despite strong objections and pleas from businesses and beach hut owners, the Cabinet pushed ahead with plans to introduce parking fees for Princes Esplanade in Gurnard

Friday, 15th January, 2021 11:20am

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

‘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