Mary Franklin, candidate for Bloxham and Bodicote

When my family was young, I was active in Oxford in a recycling group, low carbon scheme and community orchard. I joined the Green Party as the only political party with realistic solutions to our current challenges. The overriding challenge is climate change, which we have to tackle locally as well as globally. I strongly oppose fracking, for example, which would endanger our soil and water quality as well as pursuing fossil fuels rather than alternative energy sources. Instead, I would work to promote greater energy efficiency through better insulation, better bus services and boosting the local economy.

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    Layla Moran MP Discussion Panel

    Layla Moran is the Lib/Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon. She will be answering questions from Oxfordshire Green Party members and supporters.

    She will be joined by the Green party's Cheryl Briggs, Ian Middleton and Robert Nixon. Sarah Wood will be chairing the panel.

    Please send any questions to

    Questions sent by email will be answered from the floor on the day.

    For more info on the venue, see:

    April 26, 2019 at 7pm
    The Northcourt Centre
    Northcourt Road
    Abingdon OX14 1NS
    United Kingdom
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I was brought up near Banbury, and since university I have lived in Oxford and near Deddington, working as a publishing editor (mainly freelance) for over 35 years.