Richard Quigley

Richard Quigley was announced as the Labour Party’s Isle of Wight prospective parliamentary candidate in the 2019 General Election.

Richard moved to the Island over sixteen years ago and runs a successful business in Cowes, where he lives with his wife and two daughters.

He’s a former governor at Northwood primary school, a trustee for Isle of Wight Foodbank, a trustee of the Footprint Trust and previously a trustee of North Medina Community Trust.

He gained 18,078 votes in the General Election, increasing the Labour Party vote by 957, with 24.54 percent of the vote.

Below are some of the articles mentioning Richard.

Isle of Wight politicians react to news of Coronavirus Contact Tracing App launch

people using mobile phones

Isle of Wight politicians share their views on the introduction of the Coronavirus Contact Tracing App

Tuesday, 5th May, 2020 4:10pm

By Sally Perry with 2 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

‘Where is the much-heralded Island Deal?’ asks, Isle of Wight Labour

Richard Quigley

Island Labour ask where the much heralded Island Deal is, adding that "Cllr Dave Stewart must be feeling either embarrassed or betrayed"

Thursday, 12th March, 2020 11:27am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Labour see rise in membership since General Election: Focus now turns to local elections

Richard Quigley

With a rise in memberships since the General Election, the focus for Island Labour will now be the Isle of Wight council elections that take place in 2021

Thursday, 9th January, 2020 12:20pm

By Julian Critchley with 8 readers' comments

Rise in Isle of Wight Labour votes against backdrop of fall in support

Ricchard Quigley giving post-results speech

The Isle of Wight Labour candidate, who came in second place at the General Election, shares some post-election words

Sunday, 15th December, 2019 4:04pm

By Julian Critchley with 6 readers' comments

Letter: ‘Labour Party must reconnect with voters to recover from disaster’, says Labour councillor

Jonathan Bacon and Geoff Lumley at anti-austerity march

Independent Labour councillor, Geoff Brodie, shares his views on the outcome of the 2019 General Election

Friday, 13th December, 2019 6:00pm

By Geoff Brodie with 14 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP selected in 2019 General Election result

Wide shot of the hall

Islanders spent the day voting and counters have spent the evening sorting through the ballot papers. The Isle of Wight High Sheriff has announced the next MP for the Island

Friday, 13th December, 2019 4:00am

By Sally Perry with 30 readers' comments

Isle of Wight General Election results 2019 : Live

Polling cards being counted

Bookmark this page and return throughout the evening to follow the action from the Isle of Wight General Election Count with OnTheWight

Thursday, 12th December, 2019 8:15pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight Hustings 2019: An overview

Candidates at the IW Radio/County Press Hustings

If you missed the Isle of Wight Hustings last night here's a round up of some of what was said

Friday, 6th December, 2019 6:58pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments

Bob Seely banner appearing and disappearing from greenfield development site like something from Private Eye, says Labour

bob seely sign on greenfield site

Labour's Richard Quigley says the incident is like something from Private Eye – first the connection is exposed, and then the scramble to cover it up. Bob Seely responds

Thursday, 5th December, 2019 8:20am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Cowes Enterprise College hosts hustings on Climate Change, with positive feedback from all

Candidates and audience at the CEC Youth Hustings

Bob Seely said it was the best hustings he has been to in his political career, as students asked a range of questions on the subject of climate change

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019 1:53pm

By Yasmin with 5 readers' comments

Live: Isle of Wight hustings on Biosphere, climate and economy

microphone with person sitting in the background

If you couldn't make it along to the hustings follow our live reporting from the debate to hear where five of the candidates stand on the Biosphere, climate and the future economy

Monday, 2nd December, 2019 5:04pm

By Sally Perry with 30 readers' comments