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.

Below are articles in which she has features.

Ordinary people left to suffer whilst MPs argue, pontificate and scheme, say Vix

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Vix Lowthion says that whilst Theresa May’s government has completely lost all ability to govern, ordinary people continue to suffer the unfairness and inequality, instability and disruption.

Thursday, 13th December, 2018 8:09am

By Vix Lowthion with 7 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council paid 24 per cent above asking price for property investment (updated)

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According to an investigation into council finances by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, the Isle of Wight council paid 24 per cent above the asking price for one of the properties they have borrowed £19m from the government to invest in.

Tuesday, 4th December, 2018 12:01am

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments

Mixed response to Isle of Wight MP’s ‘patronising’ WASPI women speech in Parliament

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Find out why Isle of Wight Conservative MP, Robert Seely was praised and condemned over his speech at the debate on equalisation of the State Pension Age for women born in the 1950s.

Monday, 26th November, 2018 8:03am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

MP Seely backs May’s Brexit deal: Other Isle of Wight parties respond (update 3)

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Here's the Isle of Wight MP's full explanation as to why he's supporting Theresa May's Brexit deal, plus we've got the reaction of the leaders of other Isle of Wight political groups.

Thursday, 15th November, 2018 4:29pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Cuts to Local Area Coordinators ‘a false economy’, says councillor

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Parish councillor writes to Cabinet members stating that it would incredibly short-sighted to cut funding to this vital service, directly affecting the most vulnerable and isolated people on the Island.

Thursday, 8th November, 2018 10:49am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Rally and 34,000 strong petition calls for more SEND funding

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Vix Lowthion says every single child in our schools is being affected by "these appalling cuts to SEND education support for our most vulnerable and isolated young people". She joined others calling for more government funding.

Friday, 26th October, 2018 9:55am

By Vix Lowthion

Petition launched to save ‘vital’ Local Area Co-ordinators

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The petition calls on the Isle of Wight Council to "fully fund this critical service, which brings communities together and avoids even bigger and more expensive care being needed for some of the most vulnerable and isolated Islanders".

Thursday, 25th October, 2018 11:09am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Isle of Wight meets Isle of Man at Green Party Conference

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Meeting fellow Green Party councillors from the Isle of Man at the party Conference, Vix Lowthion said they discussed the distinct Island identities and why Green policies really speak to the respective communities.

Monday, 8th October, 2018 2:11pm

By Vix Lowthion with 2 readers' comments

Film screening uncovering ‘corruption and secrecy’ of global offshore wealth

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This investigative documentary by John Christensen, Director of the Tax Justice Network, will be screened in Newport early next month.

Thursday, 27th September, 2018 6:49pm

By Vix Lowthion with 7 readers' comments

Government responds to Isle of Wight petition calling for regulated ferry fares

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Over 17,500 people have so far signed the petition calling on the Government to regulate ferry fares in the UK. The Government have responded. Read it here.

Thursday, 13th September, 2018 8:18am

By Sally Perry with 23 readers' comments

Isle of Wight discounted ferry fares: Divided views. Local politicians respond

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Local politicians respond to the announcement that Isle of Wight ferry companies will offer discounts for those Islanders receiving housing benefit or council tax support.

Tuesday, 11th September, 2018 6:57pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Greens selects their parliamentary candidate

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Vix Lowthion, the parliamentary candidate in the 2015 and 2017 elections says she's overwhelmed to get such strong support to stand for the Isle of Wight in the next General Election.

Wednesday, 15th August, 2018 12:22pm

By Vix Lowthion with 38 readers' comments