About Larry Sanders

LarryPortrait_200x300.jpgLarryatHome_200x300.jpgLarry Sanders is the Green Party candidate to replace David Cameron in the Witney by-election.

He grew up in Brooklyn, New York, with his brother Bernie Sanders, the only openly socialist US Politician. Larry studied economics at CUNY, social work at Oxford and holds a law doctorate from Harvard.

He has lived in Oxfordshire since 1969. Summarising his career, he said:

I have been working for people with disabilities and their carers for the past 20 years based on my training in Law and Social Work. I have been:

  • Chair and Legal Advisor to Oxfordshire Community Care Rights
  • Lecturer in Health and Social Care Law at the Open University and Oxford Brookes
  • Director of Oxfordshire Carers’ Forum
  • Non-Executive Director of Oxfordshire Mental Trust
  • Oxfordshire County Councillor and Member Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee
  • Chair Healthwatch Oxfordshire
  • Member Advisory Group on Unsafe Discharges for Healthwatch England
  • Co-Chair Oxfordshire Keep Our NHS Public

i am now the Green Party spokeperson on health.

Here is Larry talking about Oxford and the world when interviewed in 2013, when he stepped down from Oxfordshire County Council.


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