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Ventnor & St. Lawrence by-election 21st Dec 2023

With his long-standing relationship with Ventnor, Ray Harrington-Vail can represent Ventnor & St. Lawrence at County Hall.
"Ventnor needs a fair deal. All too often, residents feel neglected compared to the big towns” Ray said.
Ray set up the Warmer Ventnor initiative 10 years ago, through the Footprint Trust and Ventnor Town Council. This initiative has helped a large number of Ventnor residents.

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New Lib Dem Councillor!

Sarah Redrup has been elected as a new Councillor in Wootton Bridge. Sarah won the by-election by more than 180 votes and secured nearly half of the vote (47.8 per cent).

The results for the Wootton Bridge by-election are:

  • Sarah Redrup (Liberal Democrat) — 475 ELECTED
  • Ed Hopper (Conservative) — 291
  • Linda Pitcher (Vectis Party) — 178
  • Michael Smith (Green Party) — 48

https://www.countypress.co.uk/news/23746357.isle-wight-council-wootton-by-election-winner-declared

25 Aug 2023

Green plans will boost jobs and homes on the Isle of Wight

Jill Wareham, Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Island has given her backing to Liberal Democrat plans for investment in green schemes that will make homes warmer, cut energy bills and improve public transport. The plans, called "Green Road out of Recession", were announced just before Christmas by Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg MP.

7 Jan 2009
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SATs tests for 14 year olds to be scrapped

Commenting on Ed Balls' announcement that the Government is to scrap SATs for 14-year-olds, Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Jill Wareham said: "I welcome the Government's complete U-turn. The SATs tests taken by 14-year-olds are not only a waste of time but have been highly unreliable over the last few years."

16 Oct 2008
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