Michael Believes in:
“Working for you in a changing world
to make Ryde Appley and Elmfield, and the Isle of Wight a better place to live”
Some areas of priority:
Saving Westridge Farmland, Green Space, Flooding and Climate Change
– Saving the historic and sustainable Westridge farmland and the green space it encompasses is essential for a local climate change strategy.
– Protecting the natural environment from over-development.
– Improving and increasing green space available to residents, visitors and the natural environment.
– Mitigating for climate change, and prevention of flooding.
– Campaigning for real Social and Affordable Housing through small housing projects on brownfield sites in Ryde and the Isle of Wight.
Celebrating the Island’s assets and rebuilding the economy post Covid19
– Revitalising the economy of the Isle of Wight.
– Supporting our businesses, creating jobs and celebrating our heritage.
Supporting our Young People, Caring for our Elders and Creating an Accessible Environment for All
– Having inter-generational and access polices that create inclusivity and sustainability.
Physical and Mental Well-Being of all residents and community
– Making sure all the Island’s residents and families post Covid19 get appropriate support.
– Supporting the NHS and local services.
Isle of Wight councillor calls for moratorium on coastal development amid flooding and landslides (onthewight.com) I have sent the following letter (11th December 2023) to the Leader of IW Council today as I am seriously worried about the...
Please see below the latest useful information from IW Council that could help you, family, neighbours and friends. There is specific support for recent residents affected by flooding - November 2023 flood support (iow.gov.uk) - see more...
The next Ryde Appley and Elmfield Ward meeting is on the 7th December 2023 at 6pm at St. John's Church Hall and will be a Christmas Social Event. It is an opportunity for me to thank all those in the ward that have helped and supported me and for...
COUNCIL SET TO DEBATE MOTION IN SUPPORT OF WASPI WOMEN - Island Echo - 24hr news, 7 days a week across the Isle of Wight Isle of Wight councillor rallies for compensation of women hit by State Pension Age hike (onthewight.com) Isle of Wight WASPI...
Island homes and businesses directly affected by the recent floods will be able to apply for UK Government funded support from 8am today (Wednesday). The council will be administering a package of support including a community recovery grant of...
Cllr Nick Stuart is putting forward a motion at tomorrow night's IW Council meeting in support of pursuance of an Island Act. I will be seconding it and voting in favour. Isle of Wight councillors seek unique Act of Parliament in historic council...
Dear Residents, The rescheduled Ryde Appley and Elmfield Ward meeting will be on Thursday 16th November 2023 at 7pm at St. John's Church Hall, High Park Road. This is an important meeting as there has been significant developments/incidents in the...
Flood alert for Isle of Wight coast: High tide and wind may cause disruptions say Environment Agency (onthewight.com) Click on the above for a new flood alert tomorrow. The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for the Isle of Wight coast....
Below is the Environment Agency's report on the flooding in Ryde as promised at the Meeting at Simeon Arms on Wednesday 8th November 2023. It is a public document Ryde, IOW Flooding Review October 2023 Date: 10 November 2023 Version: Final We are...
Further update to: Flooding in the Ward and Action I am taking! | Michael Lilley It has been a busy week and I have been principally supporting residents who have been affected by the floods. I have been advocating support for a number of...
6th May 2021
Local Election Results Isle of Wight Council and Ryde Town Council:
Isle of Wight Councillor
832 – Michael Lilley
121 – Conservative candidate
109 – Green Party candidate
Ryde Town Councillor
911 – Michael Lilley (Our Ryde)
550 – Jenna Sabine (Our Ryde)
517 – Lisa Carter (Our Ryde)
164 – Green Party candidate
Monthly Ward Meetings
First Thursday each month 7pm
St. John’s Church Hall, Ryde