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Universal basic income could help end the lockdown and create a fairer, more equal society

03 May 2020

There would be real peace of mind, as well as moral benefit, if you knew everyone in the UK had the basic resources to put food on the table and keep a roof over their heads.

Panel at the Isle of Wight Green Party's Housing event

Green 2021 - Housing

09 April 2020

On the 7th March, the Isle of Wight Green Party hosted it’s first in a series of public events, leading up to the 2021 Council Elections. The first event would focus on housing. Four local Green Party councillors were invited to speak on a panel about various aspects of housing on the Island.

Public land being given to fake companies with offshore links

04 December 2019

Planning permission for the controversial housing estate of 165 properties on publicly-owned greenfield land known as Crossways, outside East Cowes, has been applied for by 'iWight Developments'. New research by the Isle of Wight Green Party has discovered that there is no such registered company or partnership with this name.

Campaign poster to get Vix Lowthion elected as the Member of Parliament for Isle of Wight

Crowdfunder goes live!

05 November 2019

Our crowdfunder is now live and every little bit will help us get a Green MP for the Isle of Wight.

Campaign poster to get Vix Lowthion elected as the Member of Parliament for Isle of Wight

Ryde Action Day

07 October 2019

With a General Election almost certainly just around the corner, come and support our work to gain a second Green MP - here on the Isle of Wight.

Extinction Rebellion demonstration outside County Hall in Newport, Isle of Wight.

Rebels With The Cause: A Possible Green Future

02 August 2019

Join us for the lecture "Rebels with THE cause: a possibility of a Green future" by Dr Rupert Read. Why is it important for you to join the growing numbers demanding radical action to tackle the climate crisis? What action is necessary? And how Hope and positivity can offer us the very real possibility of a Green future.

Notable Green Party members at People's Vote march

Island Greens marching for a People's Vote

08 April 2019

Local Greens joined Islanders for Europe at the 'Put It To The People' demonstration in London on Saturday 23rd March.

asian hornet

Asian Hornets threaten Island bees

05 April 2019

Asian Hornet's are a non-native species and a danger to native bees, so any sightings should be reported to or alternatively on the Asian Hornet Watch app available from your smartphone store.

White-tailed eagle

Greens back reintroduction of eagles to Island

10 January 2019

In a straw poll of over 400 Isle of Wight Green Party members and supporters, 90% voted in favour of plans to reintroduce white-tailed eagles into the wild on the Island.

Bulldozer at work

Planning Strategy threatens our green fields

02 January 2019

The Isle of Wight Council has published a draft Island Planning Strategy which will open up many more of our green fields for large-scale speculative development. In the words of the new head of Planning, this strategy is the realisation of the ruling Conservative group's 2017 election manifesto.

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