Former Labour education minister takes on Conservative education lead in Isle of Wight elections

Sarah McCarthy-Fry standing by Lake sign

The former MP, who was also Schools Minister for Special Educational Needs, believes that parents shouldn’t have to fight for the right provision for their children

Friday, 9th April, 2021 11:44am

By Richard Quigley with 6 readers' comments

‘Riverside Quarter’ plan is kneejerk reaction say Island Labour

Richard Quigley in Cowes

Island Labour say the 'Riverside Quarter' plans from the Conservatives are "another knee jerk reaction"

Friday, 2nd April, 2021 2:45pm

By Richard Quigley with 4 readers' comments

Open Letter to MP: Transparency over £10.5bn PPE middle men needed

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One go-between for a supplier of PPE made £21m profit - the same value of the free school meal voucher scheme. Richard Quigley asks the MP to seek details of the companies who benefited from the VIP channel

Wednesday, 25th November, 2020 3:17pm

By Richard Quigley with 4 readers' comments

Letter: Time for the Government to step in and nationalise ferry operators

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The handout to the ferry companies in the first lockdown "proves without doubt, that cross Solent Transport is in fact a special case", says Labour's Richard Quigley

Wednesday, 11th November, 2020 4:02pm

By Richard Quigley with 7 readers' comments

Plea for Isle of Wight MP to ensure ‘GCSE injustice’ does not take place next week

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Richard Quigley is calling on the Isle of Wight MP to do everything he can to prevent a GCSE injustice taking place next week

Friday, 14th August, 2020 12:43pm

By Richard Quigley with one comment