Vix Lowthion

Vix Lowthion ran for election in the 2015 National election as Green Party candidate on the Isle of Wight.

Vix Lowthion HeadshotShe increased the party’s vote by a factor of ten over the 2010 result.

A while later she was selected as the leader of the Island’s Green Party.

February 2016 it was announced that she had been selected as Education Spokesperson for the National Green party.

In the 2019 General Election she gained 11,338 votes following a Green Alliance Pact with the Liberal Democrats. Her vote count dropped 1,577 votes since the 2017 election.

Below are articles in which she has features.

Isle of Wight politicians defend care home workers from Government’s ‘attempt to shift blame’ for spread of Covid-19 (updated)

Boris Johnson

Spokespeople from Labour, Green and LibDem parties share their views on the Prime Minister's comments about the spread of Covid-19 in care homes. News OnTheWight asked Bob Seely his views too

Tuesday, 7th July, 2020 1:16pm

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Oil drilling consultation during pandemic is ‘an attack on our very democracy’ says councillor

Don't Drill the Wight banner in entrance to Arreton

Campaigners say the entire process is being left to virtual meetings and social media - "and yet will determine the future of acres of countryside at the heart of the Isle of Wight for twenty years or more"

Friday, 3rd July, 2020 8:51am

By Don’t Drill the Wight with 4 readers' comments

Don’t Drill the Wight Campaign launches with Islanders urged to have their say

Don't Drill The Wight campaign launch

The Don't Drill the Wight campaign was launched on Saturday to an audience of around 50 people in Merstone

Monday, 29th June, 2020 3:12pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 6 readers' comments

Ding Dong the (current Covid-19) App seems to be Dead! (update 2)

enter postcode screen on contact tracing app

The BBC are reporting the current Contact Tracing App is being abandoned. Your thoughts?

Thursday, 18th June, 2020 2:23pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party reveal results of their second Coronavirus Impact Survey

green party may survey results

Over 700 Islanders took part in the Coronavirus Impact Survey which found that 62% of those responding felt that we have ended the lockdown too early. Full results within

Tuesday, 9th June, 2020 10:06am

By Vix Lowthion with 15 readers' comments

‘Distinct lack of imagination’ by Isle of Wight council over active travel plans, says IW Green Party

bicycles lined up

Vix Lowthion says the Isle of Wight council's plans for pop up lanes and rows of plastic barriers is not adequate and that IW Council have "demonstrated a distinct lack of imagination when it comes to redesigning our towns to support active travel"

Thursday, 4th June, 2020 12:27pm

By Vix Lowthion with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party call for delay in reopening primary schools

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As some councils across the country delay reopening schools, the Isle of Wight Green Party ask why the local council are still pressing ahead

Friday, 29th May, 2020 1:06pm

By Vix Lowthion with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight MP says ‘explanation seemed entirely reasonable’: While IW politicians call for Dominic Cummings’ resignation

dominic cummings on typewriter

Labour, Green and LibDem politicians on the Isle of Wight question the lockdown actions of the Government's special advisor Dominic Cummings. The Isle of Wight MP responds

Tuesday, 26th May, 2020 1:48pm

By Sally Perry with 45 readers' comments

There’s a question mark whether children have to return to Isle of Wight schools on 1st June

school dress

Government says a range of children should return to school 1st June. IWC Cabinet member Paul Brading has told News OnTheWight he recommended they do, but that’s not the whole story

Friday, 22nd May, 2020 2:56pm

By Sally Perry

What have the Government learnt from Isle of Wight Contact Tracing App? Minister gives at least a partial answer

House of lords

Questions were asked about the Isle of Wight Contact App trial in the House of Lords last night, giving us an insight into some of what they have learnt

Wednesday, 20th May, 2020 10:00am

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

How will success of Contact Tracing App be measured? asks Isle of Wight Green Party’s Vix Lowthion

Do you have a temperature screen on the contact tracing App

The Isle of Wight Green Party spokesperson, Vix Lowthion, has asked the Government how they will be measuring the success of the ‘test, track and trace’ programme launched on the Island this week

Tuesday, 5th May, 2020 4:45pm

By Sally Perry with 35 readers' comments

Isle of Wight politicians react to news of Coronavirus Contact Tracing App launch

people using mobile phones

Isle of Wight politicians share their views on the introduction of the Coronavirus Contact Tracing App

Tuesday, 5th May, 2020 4:10pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments