Stuart Hutchinson

Cllr Stuart Hutchinson was elected as Isle of Wight councillor for West Wight in a by-election in November 2011 and retained his seat in the May 2013 elections.

He’s a member of the Conservative Group of Councillors.

In January 2017, he was appointed as deputy leader to Cllr Dave Stewart.

Below are articles featuring Cllr Hutchinson.

Ryde residents slam Isle of Wight council’s Harbour plans (updated)

Seagulls at Ryde harbour

At last night's meeting around 60 Ryde residents slated the plans to sell off the harbour and accused the Isle of Wight council of ignoring a regeneration consultation.

Tuesday, 4th December, 2018 1:57pm

By Peter Gruner with 17 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council paid 24 per cent above asking price for property investment (updated)

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According to an investigation into council finances by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, the Isle of Wight council paid 24 per cent above the asking price for one of the properties they have borrowed £19m from the government to invest in.

Tuesday, 4th December, 2018 12:01am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments

Decision made to hike Isle of Wight beach hut fees

Beach huts at Colwell

Unless another councillor gets the backing to call in the decision made by Cllr Hutchinson, Isle of Wight council will be hiking the cost of beach huts rentals – by over 4x for some.

Wednesday, 28th November, 2018 3:46pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council planning to shed responsibility for two Island harbours

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The council papers justifying it say the approach of the private sector investors/developers interested in acquiring the harbours, "is to be welcomed".

Monday, 26th November, 2018 12:01pm

By Sally Perry with 17 readers' comments

Live reporting: Isle of Wight council debate parking petition, changes to council tax support, Red Box Project and more

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Find out what your councillor has to say about the issues being debated at the November Isle of Wight full council meeting.

Wednesday, 21st November, 2018 5:50pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

New hub for Citizens Advice and Age UK opens in County Hall

Isle Help 2

The council-run facility has combined with Citizens Advice and Age UK (Isle of Wight) to create a single streamlined hub.

Wednesday, 21st November, 2018 11:02am

By IW Council Press Office

Isle of Wight council open budget consultation

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Cabinet members voted last night to open the consultation on draft budget proposals and some made suggestions of items that should not be included.

Friday, 9th November, 2018 12:11pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

New parking charges, ‘another nail in the coffin for small business’

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Shop owners have also accused the Isle of Wight Council of failing to support independent shops, or having a consistent parking strategy and have vowed the ‘fight is on’.

Wednesday, 7th November, 2018 3:05pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council ‘not on the side of small businesses’, say Business Associations

Union Street ryde

The chair of Newport Business Association believes plans to introduce parking charges where there currently aren't any shows the Isle of Wight council is not on the side of small businesses. Ryde Business Association say the 'fight is on'.

Friday, 2nd November, 2018 10:53am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

New parking charges, shorter tip hours, rise in social care charges and more, if budget proposals approved

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If you haven't had a chance to look through yesterday's release of the draft budget proposals for next year, we share further details here, including shorter opening hours at the tip, rise in parking charges and care costs and another increase in council tax.

Thursday, 1st November, 2018 4:48pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

£5.5 million ‘savings’ need to be found next year say Isle of Wight council

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The Isle of Wight council needs to fill a budget gap of £5.5m next year as the Government give them less money. Look out for more parking fines, less privilege seat on school buses, elderly being cared for in their homes and a rise in council tax.

Wednesday, 31st October, 2018 3:00pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments

Reporting live: Cabinet vote on future of Isle of Wight Fire Service

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OnTheWight will be reporting live from the Isle of Wight council's Cabinet meeting, where members will make their decision on controversial plans for the Isle of Wight Fire Service.

Thursday, 11th October, 2018 4:40pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments