Isle of Wight

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 25
  • Labour 1
  • Liberal Democrats 2
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 12

Island Independents 8, 'Other' 2, Independent Green 1, 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.

Julia Baker-Smith (Whippingham and Osborne) moved from Independent to Labour in May 2018. Michael Lilley (Ryde East) moved from Green Party to Independent Green in May 2018.

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)
£1806.69