Scott Wardrop the Managing Director of the Eurovia Group must answer questions in public about the asphalt plant his company hope to build on the River Medina in Cowes, says the Island’s MP Andrew Turner.
Andrew Turner the Island’s MP declared he was pleased with the outcome of a meeting with the Minister for Transport Stephen Hammond MP, after a cross-party delegation travelled to London to discuss ferry issues with him.
A cross-party delegation will be travelling to London on Tuesday next week to speak to the Minister who is responsible for maritime affairs, Stephen Hammond MP. The group will be raising the impact of the recent cuts in Wightlink services.
The Island’s MP Andrew Turner met Gordon Parsons, Wightlink Chairman and Senior Managing Director of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets. Mr Turner was accompanied by Peter Bonnell, an accountant who lives in Yarmouth who had raised questions about the companies’ tax affairs at a public meeting about the cuts to ferry services at the beginning of January.
The Island’s MP Andrew Turner has commented on the Same Sex Marriage Vote which was held yesterday evening in the Commons. The Bill received 400 votes in support and 175 against – a number of MPs abstained and some registered a ‘positive abstention’ by voting in both the Yes and the No lobbies. Mr Turner voted against the Bill. Commenting this morning he said:
Following a vote today in the House of Commons it has been confirmed that there will be just one MP for the Isle of Wight at the next General Election due in 2015.
Isle of Wight MP, Andrew Turner has discussed the financial arrangements behind Wightlink ferries with Vince Cable MP, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.
Island MP Andrew Turner has given an initial response to the announcement made this morning following a national review of the prison estates, that part of HMP Isle of Wight is to close.