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.

Isle of Wight Apprenticeship Support Network ‘leading the way’ with first of its kind

The launch of the Apprenticeship Support Network held at the Riverside Centre, Newport on 11th April 2019. Image by: Jon Knight (07825 047766)

According to POA Learning, only Australia seems to have something similar, so the Isle of Wight is leading the way with this service.

Tuesday, 16th April, 2019 10:40am

By Jon Knight

Find out how Isle of Wight MP voted on the eight Brexit options

bob seely standing portrait

As we near the end of a hectic week of Brexit debate here's how the Isle of Wight MP voted in last night's eight Brexit options.

Thursday, 28th March, 2019 9:27am

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Islanders marched for over five hours in the ‘Put It To The People’ march

Islanders for Europe on people's vote march

Over 100 Islanders watched the front of the march set off at midday, and they were still marching through central London at 5pm. Report, photos and video within.

Monday, 25th March, 2019 7:35am

By Vix Lowthion with 8 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party candidate shortlisted for MEP election

vix lowthion - compton in background

In case the UK takes part in a European Election on 23 May, the South East Green Party are selecting their candidates. Isle of Wight's Vix Lowthion is in the running for one of the ten places.

Thursday, 21st March, 2019 9:43am

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Green Party throw their support for All Saints’ Primary into the ring

vix lowthion and daniel james

Local councillor, Daniel James, said the West Wight deserves much more support from the Isle of Wight council who he believes should go back to basics and properly support rural Island schools.

Tuesday, 19th March, 2019 10:31am

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

Rejection of All Saints’ call-in ‘looks orchestrated’ says parish councillor

thumbs down

One of the parish councillors for Freshwater says the "rejection looks orchestrated" and is "deeply concerning to those of us who live in the West Wight".

Thursday, 14th March, 2019 1:21pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

‘Anger and disbelief’ at heated school closure consultation meeting

Parents against All Saints closure 2

The mood of the meeting was anger and disbelief, with huge cheers and rounds of applause for those who stood up to speak and question the decision by Isle of Wight council officers to focus on the future of one school only.

Thursday, 14th March, 2019 11:07am

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

Isle of Wight council will not declare a climate emergency due to ‘other priorities’

XRIW Rally Cllr Dave - Vix

The council say it "has other priorities which it wishes to address using the council’s limited financial resources", but Vix Lowthion says the costs to the council would be ‘minimal’ and the impact huge.

Tuesday, 12th March, 2019 12:32pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 7 readers' comments

All Saints’ closure plans called into question by local councillors

vix lowthion and john medland

Cllr Medland has called into question the process of how the Isle of Wight council proposed to close All Saints' Primary School in Freshwater. He said the "policy is riddled with contradictions", with "no central strategic sense or awareness of the role of public services".

Friday, 8th March, 2019 5:47pm

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

‘We won’t let this go without a fight!’ says parish councillor at packed meeting

Save our School - parents and children

The Freshwater Parish Council welcomed a packed room of residents at last night's meeting where one parish councillor said they won't let the area lost another school without a fight.

Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 5:50pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight children and families invited to join Global Strike 4 Climate

xr iw outside county hall

A rally outside County Hall will take place on between 3-5pm on Friday 15th March. All are invited to join members of IWXR.

Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 4:18pm

By IW Extinction Rebellion

Isle of Wight MP criticised for absence from first Climate Change debate for over two years

Extinction rebellion march

Vix Lowthion says that whilst wildfires have raged across the UK in East Sussex, Edinburgh and Wales, the Isle of Wight MP's "silence is deafening" on the issue of climate change and the Government's progress on achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2020.

Friday, 1st March, 2019 7:37am

By Vix Lowthion with 2 readers' comments