Isle of Wight business urged to access funds for furloughed staff

fifty pound note

The scheme where employers can claim a cash grant covering up to 80 per cent of the wages for a furloughed employee goes live today

Monday, 20th April, 2020 10:51am

By The Office of Bob Seely

‘I will be volunteering myself to help out where I can’ says Bob Seely MP

Bob Seely arrives

Isle of Wight Conservative MP, Bob Seely, says the voluntary sector provides a really important role in making sure people are getting the help they need

Tuesday, 31st March, 2020 9:32am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight to receive £5m additional funding to deal with Covid-19 impact

hospital beds

The funding will be used to enhance hospital discharge processes so patients who no longer need urgent treatment can return home safely and quickly

Monday, 30th March, 2020 5:00pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 6 readers' comments

Here are the answers to 1,000 Coronavirus queries Isle of Wight MP has received from Islanders

Bob seely on laptop

The document produced by the Isle of Wight MP responds to over 1,000 questions raised by Islanders this week in light of the Coronavirus outbreak

Friday, 27th March, 2020 9:33am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight chosen for Government pilot to test drone deliveries of medical samples across the Solent, says MP

first aid and heart symbol

It's thought the use of drones between the Isle of Wight and the mainland will help speed up diagnoses by cutting out time spent journeying on ferries and roads, say the MP's office

Monday, 16th March, 2020 2:50pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 4 readers' comments

Additional cost of providing healthcare due to being on an Island about £12 million, says Isle of Wight MP

Bob Seely arrives

Seely said that it's estimated the additional cost of providing healthcare on the Isle of Wight - to the same standard as on the mainland - is about £12 million

Friday, 6th March, 2020 10:31am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 3 readers' comments

£849,000 secured to review Isle of Wight special schools’ capital provision says MP

bob seely westminster hall send debate

Bob Seely secured a debate on SEND provision on the Isle of Wight this week. Watch the debate within

Friday, 28th February, 2020 3:11pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 2 readers' comments

Hampshire Constabulary should see 156 more police officers this year, says minister

Operation Sale, the policing of the English Defence League ( EDL ) protest and the United against Facism ( UDL ) counter multi-faith, multi-racial and multicultural event. |The protest took place in Dudley town centre.

As part of the Government plans to recruit 20,000 additional police officers, figures for this year are revealed

Monday, 10th February, 2020 5:41pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 4 readers' comments

Don’t miss rural development grants aimed at boosting productivity, jobs and tourism

fan of 50 notes

Bob Seely is encouraging Isle of Wight businesses to bid for Government grants from £20,000 up to £750,000

Thursday, 6th February, 2020 4:13pm

By The Office of Bob Seely

Isle of Wight healthcare left disadvantaged due to imbalance in regional funding: MP calls for change

bob seely in parliament

Bob Seely took the opportunity to remind the Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock, of the historic imbalances in regional funding that had left the Island disadvantaged

Thursday, 30th January, 2020 11:17am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 8 readers' comments

Grants of up to £3,000 for projects that benefit vulnerable and disadvantaged groups

fifty pound notes

Projects that address issues of deprivation could benefit from a grant of up to £3,000

Tuesday, 28th January, 2020 3:14pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with one comment

Smallbrook Ice and Leisure Centre: Decision by Secretary of State over call-in revealed

artist impression of the new silc in Ryde

Because of an outstanding objection – the application was referred to the Secretary of State, to consider whether to call it in for his own determination

Monday, 27th January, 2020 2:55pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with one comment