Isle of Wight

  • Council Control: Min Alliance Group
  • Conservatives 15
  • Labour 1
  • Liberal Democrats 4
  • Green 2
  • Other 16
  • Vacant 1

Alliance Group 11 (Independent 8, Island Independent Network 2, Our Island 1; the Green Party is also in the group); Empowering Islanders 4, Independent Labour 1. Unitary authority covering the whole Island off the Hampshire coast. Formerly agricultural but now has some aviation and shipbuilding manufacturing, as well as tourism.

Ventnor and St Lawrence has a byelection on 21 December (held by the Conservatives). The Liberal Democrats gained Wootton Bridge from Vectis at a byelection on 24 August.

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High Street, Newport PO30 1UD

01983 821000


Council Tax (Band D)