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 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

Isle of Wight’s biggest General Election hustings: Book your tickets


Tickets are available now for the biggest hustings taking place on the Isle of Wight. Details within

Friday, 29th November, 2019 12:23pm

By Lucy Morgan with 19 readers' comments

Legendary musician lends his support to Isle of Wight Labour election campaign

billy bragg

After promoting tactical voting in the last election, the progressive musician and activist "agreed he owed Island Labour for his honest mistake" and here's the result

Tuesday, 26th November, 2019 7:07pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Register to vote before you lose the chance to have your say on who runs the next Government

Poster saying your vote matters - register to vote

There were over 14 million non voters in the 2017 General Election. Don't lose your chance to vote on 12th December, make sure you are registered today

Monday, 25th November, 2019 2:08pm

By Sally Perry

Bob Seely’s claims on live TV that ‘Ryde School will be shut by Labour or the Greens’ called out as false

bob seely on sunday politics

Bob Seely stated live on TV that Labour and the Greens would "shut Ryde School" and the Island Free School. Greens and Labour have called it out. OnTheWight has the details

Sunday, 24th November, 2019 7:49pm

By Sally Perry with 27 readers' comments

Isle of Wight hustings on housing, transport and sustainable development


It's a chance to question the six candidates face to face on housing, transport and sustainable development on the Isle of Wight

Friday, 22nd November, 2019 5:33pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

‘New hospital’ coming to the Isle of Wight claims Fareham Conservative candidate live on TV. Really? (update 3)

politics live with jo coburn and suella braverman

“Spades will be hitting the ground,” for a new Isle of Wight hospital claimed Fareham’s Conservative candidate, live on TV this lunchtime. Reaction of the IW Conservatives has been less definitive

Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 3:51pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Next generation to quiz Isle of Wight election candidates at Youth Hustings

Member of Youth Parliament (MYP) Isaac Lethbridge (Right) , and his deputy is Benson Hardy, from Wootton

Five of the six candidates have agreed to a Youth Hustings organised by the Isle of Wight Youth Council and Member of Youth Parliament (MYP)

Wednesday, 20th November, 2019 10:38am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment

Isle of Wight General Election: List of all candidates now confirmed

the six isle of wight general election candidates 2019 - montage

Find out who the candidates are and what the deadlines for registering to vote, be that in person or via proxy or postal voting

Friday, 15th November, 2019 8:50am

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments