Mr John Vere Hobart

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John Vere Hobart I have been serving on the Isle of Wight Council as Member for Carisbrooke and Gunville since the last election in 2009. Since that time I have been involved in a wide range of issues in my ward, working closely with the Newport Parish Council, and this year, 2010, I was elected as a member and now serve on the transport and allottments committee for this parish council.

I serve on the steering comittee of the AONB,The Countryside Access Forum and I am council representative on the board of Medina Housing Association. I am also a Friend of Carisbrooke Castle Museum who supply such a wonderful service to Education on the Island.

I have been a member of the Planning Committee since 2006 and find this role fascinating and challenging as government brings in new legislation, currently PPS3 (garden grabbing legislation).

I am always available to those living in my ward, and I can be contacted about any issues or concerns that may arise. I am more than happy to meet up and discuss problems in the village and it's surrounding areas.

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About Me

Name: Mr John Vere Hobart
Political Group: Conservative
Electoral Division: Carisbrooke
Address: South Farm
Sandy Lane
Isle of Wight
PO30 3EA
Telephone: 01983 527888
E-Mail: [email protected]
Biography:  I grew up in the rural centre of the Isle of Wight and went to primary school at the Convent School in Carisbrooke. (Now the Doctors Surgery!)I then attended school in Cowes before going to boarding school on the mainland.

I studied agriculture for 3 years at the Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester, I gained further experience in Southern Africa before returning to the UK to work.

I currently live in Sandy Lane, Whitecroft, with my wife, Kate, and our two sons. Prior to that we lived in Gurnard where I served as member of the Isle of Wight Council. Before that we lived in Cowes where for a number of years my wife and I ran the family hotel business. Whilst in Cowes I served on the Cowes Town Council from its inception.

We are very happy to have now moved back to central rural Wight, to the area where my family lived and farmed for over a century,and where my brother still lives.

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Meeting Attendance

The table below gives a summary of the members attendance of meetings that they are a member of, over the last 12 months.

Meeting Name Meeting Date Attended Meeting
Full Council 27/02/2013 Attendance
Regulatory Committee 25/02/2013 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 19/02/2013 Attendance
Regulatory Committee 11/02/2013 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 22/01/2013 Attendance
Full Council 16/01/2013 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 07/01/2013 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 18/12/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 27/11/2012 Attendance
Full Council 21/11/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 23/10/2012 Attendance
Full Council 17/10/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 25/09/2012 Attendance
Full Council 19/09/2012 Attendance
Appeals Committee 05/09/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 28/08/2012 Attendance
Full Council 22/08/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 24/07/2012 Attendance
Full Council 18/07/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 16/07/2012 Attendance
Planning Sub Committee 26/06/2012 Attendance
Full Council 20/06/2012 Attendance
Planning Committee 31/05/2012 Attendance
Full Council 16/05/2012 Attendance
Planning Committee 01/05/2012 Attendance
Planning Committee 04/04/2012 Attendance
Full Council 21/03/2012 Attendance