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

Isle of Wight Labour announce new candidate for 2019 General Election

Richard Quigley

Known to many for his voluntary work, Isle of Wight Labour announce their candidate for the General Election

Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 8:32am

By Julian Critchley with 23 readers' comments

Island Labour and Unison welcome neurodiversity manifesto champion to the Island

Janine Booth With The Stealth Aspies, Theatre 503, London, 31 March 2019

Janine is an engaging, quick-witted, intelligent speaker, so this should prove to be an informative and thought-provoking event

Tuesday, 29th October, 2019 9:47am

By Julian Critchley with 3 readers' comments

Island Labour say they welcome broader conversation on Green New Deal

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Labour's Green New Deal will fight climate change whilst raising living standards for the many, and making polluters pay for the damage they have cause, says Island Labour

Monday, 28th October, 2019 8:31am

By Julian Critchley with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP slammed for voting to keep NHS on table for US companies to buy

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Island Labour say "there isn't a single Islander who isn't aware that when Bob Seely tells us how concerned he is about an issue hurting the Island's population, we should quickly check his voting record in order to see his true stance"

Thursday, 24th October, 2019 5:39pm

By Julian Critchley with 16 readers' comments

Isle of Wight residents sinking under personal debt, say Island Labour

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Island Labour say you can see how little money is circulating on the Isle of Wight by looking at empty units on high streets, or shocking numbers forced to use food banks

Monday, 21st October, 2019 3:23pm

By Julian Critchley with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council risk isolating rural areas, say Island Labour

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Island Labour say the cuts "appear to have passed through the Isle of Wight Council without proper scrutiny, and with no public consultation"

Thursday, 17th October, 2019 12:04pm

By Julian Critchley with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight suffers one of biggest real-term pay cuts since 2010, say Labour


Based on figures from the Office of National Statistics, Island Labour say that "due to the last nine years of Tory austerity, the average Islander has had a real-terms 25% pay cut"

Wednesday, 9th October, 2019 12:01pm

By Julian Critchley with 11 readers' comments

Labour Conference passes Isle of Wight Labour motion to reform schools

Colleeen Brannon and Angela Rayner

Island Labour had a hand in drafting a motion on fundamental reform of schools that was passed at the National Conference in Brighton.

Monday, 23rd September, 2019 11:56am

By Julian Critchley with 12 readers' comments

Wightlink pier price hike ‘unacceptable’ say Isle of Wight Labour

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Island Labour say the price hike is "naked exploitation of a captive market by a monopoly provider".

Monday, 9th September, 2019 2:18pm

By Julian Critchley with 13 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Labour Party urges ‘common sense’ on fining parents


Island Labour say there is a worrying trend towards seeing this issue as a revenue-raising action, rather than one which puts the child and family first.

Thursday, 1st August, 2019 11:55am

By Julian Critchley with 2 readers' comments