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.

Independent candidate attracts enthusiastic cross-party support

ian dore with inserts of ivor, richard and vix

Dore says the approach being taken speaks volumes and that "if there was ever a real chance to snatch the seat back from the Blues, this is it"

Wednesday, 5th May, 2021 9:05am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

IW Conservatives are trying to frame the upcoming election as generally them vs Labour. Is that accurate? (updated)

Polling station sign with blue sky in background

In 28 of the 39 wards, the Conservatives say the only choice in the election is them versus Labour. The leaders of other parties have this to say about that claim

Wednesday, 28th April, 2021 6:58pm

By Sally Perry with 20 readers' comments

‘We will not be intimidated by destructive actions’ says Isle of Wight Green Party chair

The Green party signs outside house in Shanklin

Garden signs have been broken down and one candidate written to about "spouting off with your single justice warrior views"

Monday, 26th April, 2021 12:18pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Government pledge to cut carbon emissions should include ban on all fossil fuel extraction

julia laursen

As well as cutting carbon emissions by 78% in the next 15 years, the Government should also ban fossil fuel extraction, including on the Isle of Wight, say the Green Party

Wednesday, 21st April, 2021 11:00am

By Vix Lowthion with 4 readers' comments

All Isle of Wight party leaders oppose village school closure, except one

Chillerton and Rookley Primary School

Leaders of all political parties on the Isle of Wight have openly opposed the closure of Chillerton and Rookley School, apart from Dave Stewart of the Conservatives

Monday, 19th April, 2021 8:23am

By Keith Herbert with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party announce 2021 Isle of Wight council election candidates

portraits of 18 Green party candidates

The Green Party has a sixth generation Islander as the only candidate up against current Isle of Wight council leader, Dave Stewart

Monday, 12th April, 2021 11:54am

By Vix Lowthion with 10 readers' comments

CPRE calls on candidates to pledge to seek lower housing targets in next Island Plan (updated)

Shoulder of Mutton site in Newport - Google Maps

The Isle of Wight CPRE - the countryside charity - are calling on candidates in the upcoming election to pledge to seek a lower housing target in the next Island Plan

Thursday, 8th April, 2021 7:24am

By Ian Wellby with 4 readers' comments

West Wight councillors and residents share concerns over Isle of Wight Road Races

Freshwater road to Compton

Some Freshwater councillors say there has been a lack of transparency with the proposed Isle of Wight Road Races

Wednesday, 7th April, 2021 9:11am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Conservative plan for new ‘Riverside Quarter’ declares the obvious and misses what’s needed, say Green Party

Vix in Upper St James Street

Chair of Isle of Wight Green Party shares their views on the Conservatives' new plan for Newport

Friday, 2nd April, 2021 1:34pm

By Vix Lowthion with 2 readers' comments

Proposal for ferry review: We’ve called for nationalisation for years, say opposition politicians (updated)

Quigley, Stuart and Lowthion

Richard Quigley and Vix Lowthion, who have both called for nationalisation of the ferry service, respond to Bob Seely’s submission to the Gov review

Friday, 8th January, 2021 1:09pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Schools close from tomorrow as country goes into full lockdown (update 4)

Boris Johnson

Schools will move to online learning from tomorrow and residents will be asked to remain at home for the duration of the lockdown.

Monday, 4th January, 2021 8:23pm

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

Government failed ‘to support basic effective safety measures’ in schools says Chair of IW Green Party

Looking at school playground through fencing

The Chair of the Isle of Wight Green Party, who is also a teacher herself, says there's no social distancing in schools, no masks, no reduced class sizes, no testing and no vaccines for the vulnerable

Saturday, 2nd January, 2021 3:22pm

By Vix Lowthion with 5 readers' comments