Local News

Conservatives hold Newport West

Richard Hollis, the Conservative candidate, has won the by-election to elect a new Isle of Wight Councillor for the Newport West electoral division.

Bob Seely re-elected as the Island's MP

On Thursday 12th December 2019, Bob Seely was re-elected as the Island’s MP — with an unprecedented result.

Bob received the largest number of votes ever secured on the Isle of Wight, with a 23,737 majority over his nearest rival (Labour) - more than ever before.

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Conservatives gain Whippingham & Osborne

Stephen Hendry, the Conservative candidate, has won the by-election to elect a new Isle of Wight Councillor for the Whippingham & Osborne electoral division.

New officer team for the Conservative Association

The Isle of Wight Conservative Association (IWCA) has chosen a new team of Officers for the ensuing year.

At IWCA’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday 29th March the following individuals took office:

Conservatives win Central Wight by-election

The Isle of Wight Conservatives held on to their Central Wight seat after a by-election was called.

Steve Hastings won the seat with 547 votes.

Cllr Hastings said the following after the election result.

IW Council: Conservatives publish budget proposals

 The Conservative Group of Isle of Wight councillors have published more details of their alternative budget proposals ahead of the budget-setting Full Council meeting on Wednesday 26th February.

IW Council: Conservatives push for road safety funding

Conservatives are calling for a £100,000, ring-fenced fund for road safety measures to lower the risks of deaths and injuries on Island roads.The plans, outlined in a letter to Council Leader Ian Stephens, have been announced two weeks before councillors vote on the Island’s budget.