Meet the Green Party candidate who stood for you!

Meet the Green Party candidate who stood for you!

Thursday 4 May 2017 saw local council, and county council, elections all over Oxfordshire.

The County Council has a budget of £800m and responsibility for a wide range of services including social care, transport, education, libraries and museums, and waste disposal.  Green Party candidates stood in 55 wards to give people a chance to express their vote for a conscientious Green councillor to better serve the public (see below).

The Greens have had representation on Oxford City and County Councils since 1994 and have been making a better brighter future for the people of Oxfordshire.   Our Green Party Councillors have shown themselves to be an effective force for change and our influence on Council policy has helped to make our great City even better.

We believe that we need an economy in Oxfordshire that works for everyone, and that local people should be involved in making decisions that affect them. We will stand up to protect local services from damaging cuts and privatisation. Read all about our policies in our Oxfordshire Mini Manifesto.

The work of Green Councillors, and Green Party campaigning, does bring success in Oxfordshire. For example, in February Cllr David Williams secured funding for Children's Centres in Oxford, while the contentious Oxford Waterways Public Space Protection Order was dropped after a campaign strongly supported by Green councillors.  Greens have been heavily involved in the Iffley Open House occupation that has driven the issue of homelessness up the agenda in Oxfordshire.

All this points to the importance of the Green Party's work. If we want more of a voice, we must get more Greens elected!

In nearly every county electoral division you can vote for a Green Party candidate, and elect more conscientious Green councillors to better serve the public.  We had candidates standing in 55 of the 63 divisions that had elections in May 2017.

Check out below who represented where you live, and have a look at our policies in our Oxfordshire Green Party Mini-Manifesto. Enter your postcode in mapit.mysociety.org to find your county council electoral division.

Division Council Green Party Candidate
Banbury Calthorpe Cherwell Bernard Dod
Banbury Grimsbury and Castle Cherwell Jack Barton
Banbury Hardwick Cherwell Andy Aris
Banbury Ruscote Cherwell Christopher Manley
Bicester Town Cherwell Robert Nixon
Bicester West Cherwell Liz Taylor
Bloxham and Easington Cherwell Non Kinchin-Smith
Deddington Cherwell Aaron Bliss
Kidlington South Cherwell Fiona Mawson
Kirtlington and Kidlington North Cherwell Ian Middleton
Otmoor Cherwell Roger Nixon
Ploughley Cherwell Jenny Tamblyn
Wroxton and Hook Norton Cherwell Shaun Greenslade-Hibbert
Barton, Sandhills and Risinghurst Oxford City Symon Hill
Barton and Sandhills by-election Oxford City Symon Hill
Churchill and Lye Valley Oxford City Steve Dawe
Cowley Oxford City Hazel Dawe
Headington and Quarry Oxford City Miranda Shaw
Iffley Fields and St. Mary's Oxford City David Williams
Isis Oxford City Douglas Kohler
Jericho and Osney Oxford City Lois Muddiman
Leys Oxford City Elizabeth McHale
Marston and Northway Oxford City Al Morris
Rose Hill and Littlemore Oxford City Abdul Rafiq
St. Clement's and Cowley Marsh Oxford City Nuala Young
St. Margaret's Oxford City Al Wilson
University Parks Oxford City Ben Carter
Wolvercote and Summertown Oxford City Sarah Edwards
Berinsfield and Garsington South Oxfordshire Robin Bennett
Chalgrove and Watlington South Oxfordshire Robert Paynter
Didcot West South Oxfordshire Tim Eden
Goring South Oxfordshire Jim Dowling
Henley-on-Thames South Oxfordshire Elisabeth Geake
Thame and Chinnor South Oxfordshire Alison Gordon-Creed
Thame and Chinnor South Oxfordshire Louisa Wilkinson
Wallingford South Oxfordshire Sue Ap-Roberts
Abingdon East Vale of White Horse Paul Norton
Abingdon North Vale of White Horse Cheryl Briggs
Abingdon South Vale of White Horse James Broadbent
Grove and Wantage Vale of White Horse Kevin Harris
Hendreds and Harwell Vale of White Horse Nicholas Freestone
Kennington and Radley Vale of White Horse Chris Henderson
Kingston and Cumnor Vale of White Horse Gerard Lewis
North Hinksey Vale of White Horse AnneMarie Heslop
Shrivenham Vale of White Horse Joanna Shipley
Sutton Courtenay and Marcham Vale of White Horse Craig Simmons
Burford and Carterton North West Oxfordshire Rosie Pearson
Carterton South and West West Oxfordshire Tony Barrett
Charlbury and Wychwood West Oxfordshire Celia Kerslake
Chipping Norton West Oxfordshire Claire Lasko
Eynsham West Oxfordshire Nicholas Goodwin
Hanborough and Minster Lovell West Oxfordshire Andy Wright
Witney North and East West Oxfordshire Stuart Macdonald
Witney South and Central West Oxfordshire Andy King
Witney West and Bampton West Oxfordshire Alma Tumilowicz
Woodstock West Oxfordshire David Chanter

Who's pledging

5,133 VOTES FOUND
10,000 votes
Yes I support my Green Party candidate.
I might support my Green Party candidate, tell me more.
No I do not support my Green Party candidate.

Showing 2 reactions

  • Denise Power
    pledged support 2017-04-21 21:54:35 +0100
  • Chris Colborne
    pledged support 2017-04-06 12:26:26 +0100
    I'd be glad to display a Green Party placard, but am very short of time (and the guts) to actively campaign door to door.

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