People

Bob Seely

Conservative MP for the Isle of Wight
Since 2013, Bob Seely has represented over 3,000 residents in Central Wight (the parishes of Brighstone, Shorwell, Rookley and Chillerton) on the Isle of Wight Council. He was re-elected in May 2017 with 75% of the vote.

Cllr Dave Stewart (Chale, Niton & Whitwell)

Dave Stewart is the IW Councillor for Chale, Niton & Whitwell, and serves as the Leader of the Conservative Group on the Council. He is also the Island's representative on the Police & Crime Panel for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, for which he has been elected as Chairman.Dave joined the IW Council following a by-election in November 2010, following the stepping down of the previous Conservative councillor William Wyatt-Millington. Dave as re-elected in May 2013. 

Cllr Paul Bertie (Cowes North)

Paul Bertie is the IW Councillor for Cowes North, and was elected in May 2013. ABOUT PAUL
Paul and his wife Diane have lived in Cowes for many years. Owning his own locally-based company, Paul has the flexibility to serve as an IW Councillor — setting aside time to meet with residents and represent their concerns.

Cllr Conrad Gauntlett (Havenstreet, Ashey & Haylands)

Conrad Gauntlett is the IW Councillor for Havenstreet, Ashey & Haylands, and was elected in May 2013.He is also a member of Ryde Town Council and Havenstreet & Ashey Parish Council.ABOUT CONRAD
Conrad planted Rosemary Vineyard, in Ashey, in 1986, and has been managing it ever since. He employs 12 local people and is pleased to be supporting the local economy.

Cllr John Hobart (Carisbrooke)

John Hobart is the IW Councillor for Carisbrooke, also serving Gunville and Bowcombe. He was first elected to the IW Council in May 2005 and was subsequently re-elected in June 2009 and May 2013.John is also a member of Newport Parish Council, representing the Carisbrooke area.More information about John Hobart can be found by visiting his council webpage, which is linked to on the right of this page.

Cllr Stuart Hutchinson (West Wight)

Stuart Hutchinson is the IW Councillor for West Wight, representing the parish areas of Calbourne, Shalfleet and Yarmouth. Stuart joined the IW Council following a by-election in November 2011, winning the West Wight seat from the Independents. He was re-elected in May 2013. More information about Stuart Hutchinson can be found by visiting his council webpage, which is linked to on the right of this page. 

Cllr John Nicholson (Cowes South & Northwood)

John Nicholson is the IW Councillor for Cowes South & Northwood, and was elected in May 2013.He is also a member of Cowes Town Council and Northwood Parish Council.ABOUT JOHN
John was was born, brought up and has always lived in the Cowes / Gurnard / Northwood area, so knows the locality well. He has lived in Pallance Lane, Northwood for many years.

Cllr Matthew Price (Newport North)

Matthew Price is the IW Councillor for Newport North (which includes Whippingham South), and was elected on May 2013.He is also a member of Newport Parish Council.ABOUT MATTHEW
Matthew is a well known and successful local businessman. Born and bred in the town, Matthew is the owner of Price’s Garage in Newport. As a Newport resident himself, he cares passionately about our local community.He serves as a governor of Summerfields Primary School and has a young family himself.

Cllr Ian Ward (Sandown South)

Ian Ward is the IW Councillor for Sandown South, and serves as Chairman of the Isle of Wight Council. He was first elected to the IW Council in May 2005 and subsequently re-elected in June 2009 and May 2013.He is also a member of Sandown Town Council and a former mayor of the town.More information about Ian Ward can be found by visiting his council webpage and blog, which are linked to on the right of this page.

Cllr Chris Whitehouse (Newport West)

Chris Whitehouse is the IW Councillor for Newport West, and was elected in May 2013. ABOUT CHRIS
Chris lives to the west of Newport with his wife, Anni, and their four teenage children, all educated at local schools. He knows Carisbrooke and Newport well having lived on the Island for over 10 years.