Isle of Wight Politics

Isle of Wight UKIP candidate revealed for EU Elections

daryll pitcher

Former Isle of Wight councillor and prospective parliamentary candidate in 2017, Daryll Pitcher has confirmed his position in the EU elections.

Thursday, 18th April, 2019 12:40pm

By Daryll Pitcher with one comment

European Union elections: Here’s where Isle of Wight parties stand

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Given the new Brexit deadline means it looks likely the UK will be taking part in the European elections for MEPs, here's where the Island parties stand.

Friday, 12th April, 2019 12:29pm

By Sally Perry with 9 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

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

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

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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

Isle of Wight Green Party candidate shortlisted for MEP election

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In case the UK takes part in a European Election on 23 May, the South East Green Party are selecting their candidates. Isle of Wight's Vix Lowthion is in the running for one of the ten places.

Thursday, 21st March, 2019 9:43am

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP criticised for absence from first Climate Change debate for over two years

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Vix Lowthion says that whilst wildfires have raged across the UK in East Sussex, Edinburgh and Wales, the Isle of Wight MP's "silence is deafening" on the issue of climate change and the Government's progress on achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2020.

Friday, 1st March, 2019 7:37am

By Vix Lowthion with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight women take Island motion to Women’s Conference

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Four Isle of Wight women joined 1,000+ others at the first stand-alone Women’s Conference arranged by the Labour Party in 20+ years and an Island Labour motion was chosen to go to the National Conference.

Tuesday, 26th February, 2019 9:57am

By Colleen Brannon with one comment

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