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.

Open Letter to MP: Transparency over £10.5bn PPE middle men needed

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One go-between for a supplier of PPE made £21m profit - the same value of the free school meal voucher scheme. Richard Quigley asks the MP to seek details of the companies who benefited from the VIP channel

Wednesday, 25th November, 2020 3:17pm

By Richard Quigley with 4 readers' comments

Letter: Time for the Government to step in and nationalise ferry operators

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The handout to the ferry companies in the first lockdown "proves without doubt, that cross Solent Transport is in fact a special case", says Labour's Richard Quigley

Wednesday, 11th November, 2020 4:02pm

By Richard Quigley with 7 readers' comments

Plea for Isle of Wight MP to ensure ‘GCSE injustice’ does not take place next week

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Richard Quigley is calling on the Isle of Wight MP to do everything he can to prevent a GCSE injustice taking place next week

Friday, 14th August, 2020 12:43pm

By Richard Quigley with one comment

Isle of Wight Green Party bewildered by Labour taking back the ‘olive branch’ offered in February

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Isle of Wight Greens say their request for a virtual meeting to "discuss reciprocal agreements for local seats" was in direct response to Island Labour offering an “olive branch” to the Isle of Wight Green Party in a bid to “get rid of our Tory administration"

Thursday, 6th August, 2020 11:23am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Labour Party reject Green Party pre-election vote-trading agreement

Ricchard Quigley giving post-results speech

Island Labour reject a move they say will restrict Islanders in how they choose to cast their votes and say it's not enough to simply be "non-Tory"

Wednesday, 5th August, 2020 2:14pm

By Julian Critchley with 18 readers' comments

Ding Dong the (current Covid-19) App seems to be Dead! (update 2)

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The BBC are reporting the current Contact Tracing App is being abandoned. Your thoughts?

Thursday, 18th June, 2020 2:23pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

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

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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