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 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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Over 1,000 Islanders took part in the Coronavirus Impact Survey which found that a third of Islanders responding have seen a negative impact on their job and family income. Full results within

Monday, 27th April, 2020 10:22am

By Vix Lowthion with 5 readers' comments

‘Islanders are not guinea pigs’: Politicians hit back at pitch to use Isle of Wight as Covid-19 testing and mobile tracking pilot (update 3)

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Not everyone has reacted positively to the Isle of Wight Conservatives' pitch for the Island to be a ‘potential pilot for testing a community’ for Coronavirus. A petition has been launched

Wednesday, 22nd April, 2020 12:05pm

By Sally Perry with 29 readers' comments

Cuts to Isle of Wight school bus places ‘will create significant problems for Islanders’, says Lowthion

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Vix Lowthion says, "Many parents are now very worried about how it will be possible to get their children to school in September. At this time of national crisis, this is an anxiety they could well do without”

Wednesday, 22nd April, 2020 8:08am

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

Isle of Wight Green Party launch survey on impact of Coronavirus

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The Green Party say that through the results of this survey they'll understand the positive and negative impacts of the lockdown on jobs, health and family life

Wednesday, 8th April, 2020 2:45pm

By Vix Lowthion with one comment

‘Urgent action needed to protect workers’ from Coronavirus, says IW Green Party

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Vix Lowthion says it's unreasonable for employees to choose between a job or the health of their family

Friday, 27th March, 2020 5:41pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Where is the £6.4m deal promised by Boris Johnson, ask Isle of Wight councillors

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Throughout last night's budget meeting, opposition councillors asked where the Island Deal that Boris Johnson had promised was

Thursday, 27th February, 2020 12:02pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 8 readers' comments