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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Boris Johnson’s speech outside Downing Street

Boris Johnson delivered his first speech outside No. 10 Downing Street since the General Election. He told the UK how he would form a people’s Government, deliver Brexit, and unleash Britain’s potential. Here’s what he said.

The choice tomorrow

With voting to begin at 7am on Thursday, opinion polls say the election is too close to call - the Conservatives need 9 more seats for a majority, but opposition parties only need to make 12 gains to prolong the chaos and uncertainty of a hung parliament.

Vote on Thursday to break the gridlock

Two days before polling day, the Prime Minister is taking nothing for granted - whilst the Conservatives only need to gain 9 seats to get an overall majority, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the SNP only need to gain 12 more to put Jeremy Corbyn in Downing Street at the head of a coalition with