One Wight petition presented at Downing Street

By Ross Findon

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

 

One Wight petition presented at Downing Street

From left, campaign spokesman Richard Priest, Labour representative Mark Chiverton, Lib Dem representative Jill Wareham, Becky Hunns, campaign co-ordinator Cllr Ian Ward, IW Chamber of Commerce chief executive Kevin Smith and MP Andrew Turner.

 A DELEGATION of Islanders has handed over a petition backing the One Wight campaign to Downing Street.

The group, led by Island MP Andrew Turner, went 10 Downing Street yesterday (Monday) to present the petition, signed by more than 16,000 people.

The petition calls for the government to abandon plans to change the Island constituency boundaries, leading to part of it being represented by a mainland MP.

• For full story see Friday, August 10, County Press.

Reporter: ross.findon@iwcp.co.uk

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