The Cabinet approve the plans to be part of a combined fire authority with Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton. The final decision will rest with the Home Secretary, and not expected to be made until the autumn.
Cllr Tig Outlaw
Cllr Tig Outlaw is the Isle of Wight ward councillor for Lake North.
He was elected in the May 2017 local elections.
Cllr Outlaw is the Cabinet member responsible for Community Safety and Public Protection which includes the Fire and Rescue Service.
Below are articles which mention Cllr Outlaw.
Views were divided at last night's council meeting where councillors voted in favour of merging the Isle of Wight Authority with Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton, with one councillor stating the FBU only supporting it as the "least worst evil".
Thursday, 17th January, 2019 2:27pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments
A little premature for Christmas Day cooking, but if you bookmark this article you can return to it nearer the time, as it contains helpful tips and advice about food safety at Christmas time.
Monday, 3rd December, 2018 4:51pm
By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments
As the number of recorded hate crimes on the Isle of Wight rises by over 100 from the previous year, the Isle of Wight council shares details of events which aim to bring people together and stand by with those affected by hate crime.
Monday, 15th October, 2018 4:30pm
By IW Council Press Office with 8 readers' comments
OnTheWight caught up with the firefighters who were at last night's Cabinet meeting, following the vote to make changes to Isle of Wight fire service. Some of them were quite ... direct.
Friday, 12th October, 2018 10:18am
By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments
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
The Cabinet member responsible for Fire and Rescue Services says he believes, "most people will understand having firefighters in the right place at the right time will save lives, not put them in danger".
Thursday, 11th October, 2018 8:13am
By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments
The FBU says that Cabinet pass this review, the safety of the Island's public and its firefighters, and the inability for a crew to carry out full firefighting duties on arrival as the first appliance will fall at the feet of those Members.
Wednesday, 10th October, 2018 2:48pm
By Fire Brigades Union with 4 readers' comments
One member of the Scrutiny Committee said the plans put them 'at risk of corporate manslaughter'. The responsible Cabinet member gave assurances the plans were safe.
Wednesday, 10th October, 2018 9:14am
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with one comment
The council say new plans for Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service will improve safety for Islanders, but those on the front line say the review is being “clearly driven by financial savings with little or no regard for public safety”.
Monday, 8th October, 2018 5:40pm
By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments