Island Line: MP responds to rail franchise news

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MP says he's pleased the franchise awarding process is over so "we can all start to move forward".

Tuesday, 28th March, 2017 5:33pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 5 readers' comments

Minister visit postponed – IWCA conference still going ahead

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The visit to the Isle of Wight by Sajid Javid MP, has been postponed following the tragic events at Westminster yesterday (Wednesday).

Thursday, 23rd March, 2017 8:13am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 4 readers' comments

IW MP asks for growth funding at PMQs. Gets non-committal response

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The Isle of Wight MP asked about funding for rural businesses in PMQs yesterday pointing out the Isle of Wight is 339th out of 379 in the UK competitiveness index. No promise of more money was forthcoming.

Thursday, 16th March, 2017 12:55pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 20 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP celebrates imminent triggering of Article 50

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Isle of Wight MP, Andrew Turner, says this is "a great success for everyone who believes in a global UK, which will be stronger outside the EU".

Tuesday, 14th March, 2017 4:14pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 40 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP attacks Indies over council budgets

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The Isle of Wight MP criticises the Indie former council leaders after they said at the beginning of last year they could not set a legal budget, while announcing minister's visit.

Thursday, 2nd March, 2017 9:14am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 31 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP says he was ‘proud to vote’ on Brexit Bill

Andrew Turner - PMQs - IWC finance - 3 Feb 2016

He voted against membership of the Common Market in 1975 as a member of the public and last night as the Isle of Wight MP supported the decision to Leave the European Union.

Thursday, 2nd February, 2017 9:46am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 11 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP speaks on death of Solent Deal

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The Isle of Wight MP attended both meetings in Parliament yesterday about the prospects of devolution for the Hampshire and Isle of Wight area.

Thursday, 26th January, 2017 1:00pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council to benefit from £1.5m windfall for community housing

Money and magnifying glass

The Isle of Wight council is to benefit from a £1.5m windfall from the new Community Housing Fund and the MP believes they should consult the public on where to spend it.

Thursday, 29th December, 2016 5:14pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 41 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Bus Shelter welcomes support from MP’s London trip

Andrew Turner and Bus Shelter Supporters

Donations from residents who took part in a visit to the Houses of Parliament organised by the Island’s MP, Andrew Turner, were today presented to the Isle of Wight Bus Shelter founder, Kevin Newton.

Tuesday, 20th December, 2016 12:44pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 6 readers' comments

Isle of Wight schools could see more money with proposed change to funding formula

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Heads, governors and others interested in education are encouraged to take part in the national funding formula (NFF) consultation that could see schools in sparse rural areas received more funding from 2018/19.

Thursday, 15th December, 2016 9:52am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP claims immigration levels are ‘unsustainable’

Andrew Turner at House of Commons - 11 Jan 2016

The MP says that the level of immigration into the UK in the last year is unsustainable adding that he believes it "changes communities and threatens social cohesion".

Thursday, 8th December, 2016 6:55am

By Andrew Turner's Office with 62 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP calls for sustainable and independent Fisheries Policy

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The Isle of Wight MP highlighted problems with the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and the opportunities ahead post-Brexit this week.

Friday, 2nd December, 2016 1:03pm

By Andrew Turner's Office with 8 readers' comments