Letter: Brexit is bad for your health, wealth and a tolerant society

nick stuart lib dem

Speaking from a position of knowledge, Nick Stuart says there's no chance of creating new trade deals around the world that will even begin to replace the damage of Brexit.

Wednesday, 3rd April, 2019 10:08am

By Nick Stuart with 17 readers' comments

See Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely’s 1st April Brexit votes

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See how the Isle of Wight MP voted in the 1st April Brexit votes last night in Parliament.

Tuesday, 2nd April, 2019 6:54pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Register of home schooled children designed to prevent ‘vulnerable going under radar’

child with magnifying glass

Education secretary Damian Hinds says the register of children not in school aims to prevent vulnerable young people from vanishing under the radar.

Tuesday, 2nd April, 2019 10:48am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter

Ann Widdecombe challenged after ‘lashing out’ at WASPI women

NST AW letter

Solent WASPI officers say it's not surprising that Ann Widdlecombe lashed out at WASPI women, as she was one of the ministers responsible for steering the 1995 SPA legislation.

Monday, 1st April, 2019 7:55am

By Shelagh Simmons with 3 readers' comments

School Cuts analysis shows £11.5m cut from Isle of Wight school budgets since 2015


Figures indicate a loss of over £1 million in some larger secondary schools and the NEU says there needs to be a reversal of cuts to school budgets

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 4:02pm

By Peter Shreeve with one comment

Solent LEP launches Brexit tool for businesses

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The Solent BREXIT Toolkit will take about 15 minutes to complete and will highlight resources and events available to your business’s specific requirements.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 2:32pm

By Stuart Hunt

Find out how Isle of Wight MP voted on the eight Brexit options

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As we near the end of a hectic week of Brexit debate here's how the Isle of Wight MP voted in last night's eight Brexit options.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 9:27am

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Letter: Isle of Wight’s £20+ million reason for an Isle of Wight Act?

michael lilley

Cllr Lilley says the Isle of Wight will continue to have a financial and legislative gun to its head until we are recognised by Parliament and the Government as an Island.

Tuesday, 26th March, 2019 9:05am

By Michael Lilley with 6 readers' comments

No-deal Brexit mitigation plans ‘hampered by poor DfT engagement’ Select Committee told

gerald vernon jackson at select committee

Giving evidence to the Commons Brexit Select Committee, Portsmouth City councillor, Gerald Vernon-Jackson said preparations for a no-deal EU Brexit plan had been "hampered by poor engagement from the DfT" and there'd been "systematic refusal from the DfT to engage in any way".

Tuesday, 26th March, 2019 8:49am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Islanders marched for over five hours in the ‘Put It To The People’ march

Islanders for Europe on people's vote march

Over 100 Islanders watched the front of the march set off at midday, and they were still marching through central London at 5pm. Report, photos and video within.

Monday, 25th March, 2019 7:35am

By Vix Lowthion with 8 readers' comments

Bob Seely standing firm behind Theresa May on Brexit – To a mixed reception

bob seely on medical cannabis

The Isle of Wight MP makes it clear he continues to be supportive of Theresa May’s approach to Brexit, following her addressed to the country from 10 Downing Street this week.

Friday, 22nd March, 2019 6:57pm

By Simon Perry with 9 readers' comments

Islanders signing Revoke Article 50 petition hits over 4%

'islanders for europe' on march in london

The number of Isle of Wight residents who have now signed the petition calling on the Government to Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU has grown considerably since yesterday. OnTheWight has the latest update.

Friday, 22nd March, 2019 3:03pm

By Sally Perry with 27 readers' comments