Isle of Wight

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 24
  • Labour 0
  • Liberal Democrats 2
  • Green 0
  • Other 13
  • Vacant 1

Island Independents 8, Independent Members 2, 1957 Group 2, Independent 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.

Newport West has a byelection on 12 December (held by the Conservatives). On 20 June the Conservatives gained Whippingham and Osborne from a Labour councillor elected as an Independent.

Next local elections
2021

Election cycle
Full

Local authority type
Unitary

Address
High Street, Newport PO30 1UD

Phone
01983 821000

Website
http://www.iwight.com/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1888.7