Cllr Michael Beston (Shanklin Central)

Michael Beston is the IW Councillor for Shanklin Central, and was elected in May 2017. He also represents the area on Shanklin Town Council.

Michael lives in the heart of Shanklin with his wife Sally where they run and operate a small tourism related business for over the last 17 years. They have two daughters who were both educated at local schools and are now pursuing their own careers.

Michael has a keen personal interest in Shanklin Theatre and sits as Vice-Chairman of the Friends of the Theatre, a role he has held since 2008.

More information about Michael can be found by visiting his council webpage, which is linked to on the left of this page.

See Also

Cllr Chris Quirk (Shanklin South)

Chris Quirk is the IW Councillor for Shanklin South, and was elected in May 2017, winning the seat from the independents. He also represents the area on Shanklin Town Council.

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.

Cllr Wayne Whittle (Ryde North East)

Wayne Whittle is the IW Councillor for Ryde North East. He was first elected to the IW Council in June 2009, as an Independent. He joined the Conservative Group in April 2012, and was re-elected in May 2013 and May 2017 as a Conservative.