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.

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

Opinion: Back local businesses, support friends and family, lead the way and keep Tier One status until Spring

card with flower and number one on table

Vix Lowthion shares her views on the Isle of Wight being awarded Tier One status after lockdown and how we can make sure the Island retains it

Saturday, 28th November, 2020 12:19pm

By Vix Lowthion with 3 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green spokesperson elected to national executive of Green Party

Vix in Upper St James Street

Vix Lowthion's new role as Policy Development Coordinator for the party brings with it responsibility to review and grow the full range of party policies

Monday, 5th October, 2020 4:10pm

By Cameron Palin with 7 readers' comments

Council U-turn on pop-up cycle lanes ‘A backwards step when it comes to road safety’ say Isle of Wight Green Party

cycle lane in Oxford

Vix Lowthion says the Isle of Wight Council took far too long to come up with any proposed cycle lanes – the Isle of Wight being months behind the rest of the country. She believes the Council have "utterly failed on their duty to support residents taking part in new active travel activities"

Tuesday, 8th September, 2020 2:50pm

By Vix Lowthion with 5 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party set out their objections to plans for 475 homes on farmland

david marshall

The Isle of Wight Green party say that whilst the planned massive increases in house building will be a win-win for short term speculators, "Islanders and our countryside will certainly be the losers"

Tuesday, 8th September, 2020 8:12am

By Vix Lowthion with 12 readers' comments

Green Party calls for overhaul of education system after A-level results fiasco

Someone completing a multiple choice exam in pencil

The Green Party has issued a five point plan to overhaul the education system and encourage learning for life. Details within

Wednesday, 19th August, 2020 8:11pm

By Vix Lowthion with 16 readers' comments

Isle of Wight anti oil-drilling campaigners gain national support

zoom meeting of dont drill the wight

Anti-oil drilling campaigners on the Isle of Wight received national support during an online meeting last night, with advice and encouragement from successful challenges against fossil fuel exploration in the North of England

Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020 10:56am

By Vix Lowthion with 24 readers' comments

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 5 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