People

Bob Seely

Conservative candidate 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 Richard Hollis (Parkhurst)

Richard Hollis is the IW Councillor for Parkhurst, and serves as Deputy Leader of the Conservative Group on the Council.He was elected to the IW Council in June 2009, winning the seat off the Liberal Democrats, and was subsequently re-elected in May 2013. Richard is also a member of Newport Parish Council.More information about Richard Hollis can be found by visiting his council webpage, which is linked to on the right of this page.

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 Ray Bloomfield (Lake South)

Ray Bloomfield is the IW Councillor for Lake South (including Shanklin North), and was elected in May 2013.Ray is also a member of Shanklin Town Council and attends meetings of Lake Parish Council.ABOUT RAY
Ray Bloomfield lives in Shanklin with his wife Jane. He has been a self-employed business man for the past 30 years (with his own plumbing company). During this time his business has provided a professional service to many households in Lake and Shanklin.

Cllr David Eccles (Freshwater North)

David Eccles is the IW Councillor for Freshwater North, and was elected in May 2013.He is also a member of Freshwater Parish Council.ABOUT DAVID
David lives in Madeira Lane with his wife Carina. Now that he is retired from his profession as a chartered civil and structural engineer (a career he pursued with his own practice for 25 years), he has the time and flexibility to serve the local community in which he lives.

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.