People

Bob Seely MP

Bob is the Conservative MP for the Isle of Wight parliamentary constituency, elected on 8th June 2017. He is committed to representing all Islanders, regardless of political affiliation, fighting for the interests of the community as a whole.

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. Since January 2017 he has also been Leader of the Council, and with a majority of councillors since May 2017.

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, May 2013 and May 2017.

Cllr Stuart Hutchinson (West Wight)

Stuart Hutchinson is the IW Councillor for West Wight, representing the parish areas of Calbourne, Shalfleet and Yarmouth. He is also Deputy Leader of the Council.

Cllr John Nicholson (Cowes South & Northwood)

John Nicholson is the IW Councillor for Cowes South & Northwood. He was first elected in May 2013, and then re-elected in May 2017.

He is also a member of Cowes Town Council and Northwood Parish Council.

Cllr Matthew Price (Newport North)

Matthew Price is the IW Councillor for Newport North (which includes Whippingham South). He was first elected in May 2013, and re-elected in May 2017.

He is also a member of Newport Parish Council.

Cllr Adrian Axford (Ryde North West)

Retired accountant Adrian Axford is the IW Councillor for Ryde North West, having been elected in May 2017. He has lived in Ryde for 35 years, and was previously a County Councillor for seven years, and has served on Ryde Town Council since it began.

Cllr Ian Ward (Sandown South)

Ian Ward is the IW Councillor for Sandown South. He was first elected to the IW Council in May 2005 and subsequently re-elected in June 2009, May 2013 and May 2017.

Ian also serves as the IW Council Cabinet Member for Infrastructure and Transport.