Labour government will invest in Island homes

3rd November 2019 Today, Labour announces “Warm Homes for All” – the largest scale upgrade of UK housing since post-war reconstruction. By 2030, Labour will create 450,000 jobs by installing energy saving measures such as loft insulation and double glazing, renewable...

Isle of Wight sinking under personal debt

21st October 2019 Figures released today show that the Isle of Wight ranks 13th out of 347 local authorities in a newly-published list of areas with the highest numbers of people getting into serious difficulties with debt. (Link HERE) Accountancy firm UHY Hacker...

Tory council risk isolating rural areas

17th October 2019 The Tory administration at the Isle of Wight council today announced that it will be ceasing gritting operations this winter on a large number of rural roads, with South and West Wight particularly badly affected, but with other cuts on routes...

West Wight School Planning Area Consultation

Please see below from Richard Steele, Chair, West Wight Labour 2nd October 2019 As the Council’s consultation into surplus school places continues, the Governors of the Federation of Church Schools of Shalfleet and Yarmouth (FOSAY) have sent out a letter to parents of...