Isle of Wight Politics

Parliament ‘in contempt of British people’ if Brexit not delivered says MP

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The Isle of Wight MP spoke in Parliament yesterday on the issue of Brexit, stating that if it is not delivered they will be in "contempt of the British people".

Wednesday, 5th December, 2018 12:32pm

By The Office of Bob Seely with 17 readers' comments

MP Seely backs May’s Brexit deal: Other Isle of Wight parties respond (update 3)

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Here's the Isle of Wight MP's full explanation as to why he's supporting Theresa May's Brexit deal, plus we've got the reaction of the leaders of other Isle of Wight political groups.

Thursday, 15th November, 2018 4:29pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

A budget for the post-truth era, say Isle of Wight Labour

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Island Labour chair, Julian Critchley says "it's the wealthiest 10% of the population who benefit, while the rest of us continue to be squeezed".

Tuesday, 30th October, 2018 5:07pm

By Julian Critchley with 4 readers' comments

Changes to how the Isle of Wight votes in National elections has just received its Final recommendation


The way the Isle of Wight votes in national elections will undergo a major change if this morning's Final recommendations by the Boundary Commission are accepted. Each proposal has seen changes.

Monday, 10th September, 2018 2:04pm

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

‘I think Bob (Seely) considers Islanders to be mugs’, says Chair of Island Labour

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After MP Bob Seely asked the Government whether they would consider a buy-out of an Isle of Wight ferry company, the Chair of Isle of Wight Labour says he's, "starting to think Bob considers Islanders to be mugs".

Friday, 24th August, 2018 4:10pm

By Sally Perry with 20 readers' comments

Isle of Wight rising fast up Labour’s target seat list, says Critchley


Following the visit of Stephen Morgan (Portsmouth South's Labour MP), Julian Critchley reveals that the Isle of Wight is fast rising up Labour's target seat list.

Friday, 17th August, 2018 1:25pm

By Julian Critchley with 18 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Greens selects their parliamentary candidate

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Vix Lowthion, the parliamentary candidate in the 2015 and 2017 elections says she's overwhelmed to get such strong support to stand for the Isle of Wight in the next General Election.

Wednesday, 15th August, 2018 12:22pm

By Vix Lowthion with 38 readers' comments

Watch: Isle of Wight MP: ‘I want my Island to be the best place in Britain to live’

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Want to know what Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, wants to achieve for the Island and what he wants to be respected for? Watch this three minute video by Core Politics.

Friday, 10th August, 2018 11:46am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

West and Central Wight Labour Party branch elections at first meeting

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All Labour Party members in the West and Central Wight area are welcome to the next meeting being held in September.

Monday, 16th July, 2018 12:41pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

WASPI women have power to unseat Conservative MPs, says Hencke

Bob Seely listens to Island WASPI women

Investigative journalist David Hencke wrote earlier this year that WASPI women have the power at the ballot box to unseat their Conservative MPs, citing the Isle of Wight as the biggest voter power of this group.

Friday, 6th July, 2018 11:45am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Chairman position for former Isle of Wight Labour Party parliamentary candidate

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Last week’s Isle of Wight Labour Party AGM saw a number of new members elected to help with the running of the party, including former Parliamentary candidate Julian Critchley as Chairman.

Wednesday, 4th July, 2018 2:50pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

MP calls on Isle of Wight council for more sensitive approach to verge cutting

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The Isle of Wight MP is joining others - including OnTheWight reader Don Brame - calling on the Council for a more sensitive approach to verge cutting between April and September.

Monday, 11th June, 2018 4:12pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments