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Election hopefuls revealed: WITNEY and CARTERTON

As well as the general election, Oxfordshire’s residents will also get the chance to vote in district, town and parish council elections on May 7.

Last Thursday, the candidates that will contest the seats on offer were announced.

Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire district councils have all of their seats up for grabs – the last elections having taken place in 2011.

Their ward boundaries have been revised for 2015, with the Vale reducing their number of councillors from 51 to 38, and South Oxfordshire going from 48 to 36.

Elsewhere, West Oxfordshire District Council have 17 of their 49 councillors up for election, while Cherwell District Council are electing councillors to 17 of their 50 seats.

Six Witney seats and three Carterton seats are up for election to West Oxfordshire District Council in May.

No elections for Oxford City Council are taking place this year.

CARTERTON NORTH EAST (one councillor):

Mike Baggaley Liberal Democrat
Paul Creighton Green Party
Leandra Edmands Ukip
Norman MacRae The Conservative Party
Dave Wesson Labour Party

CARTERTON NORTH WEST (one councillor):

Pete Handley The Conservative Party
Andy King Green Party
Barclay Lawrence Ukip
Melvin Long Labour Party
Mark Mann Liberal Democrat

CARTERTON SOUTH (one councillor):

Tony Barrett Green Party
Michael Brennan The Conservative Party
Peter Madden Liberal Democrat
Moira Swann Labour Party
Martyn Webb Ukip

WITNEY CENTRAL (one councillor):

Christopher Blount Liberal Democrat
Peter Dorward The Conservative Party
Jenny Guildford Green Party
Clive Taylor Ukip
Kate Walsh Labour Party

WITNEY EAST (one councillor):

Jeanette Baker The Conservative Party
Ross Beadle Liberal Democrat
Kate Griffin Green Party
Duncan Hume Labour Party
James Mawl Ukip

WITNEY NORTH (one councillor):

William Griffiths Liberal Democrat
Brigitte Hickman Green Party
Richard Langridge The Conservative Party
Trevor License Labour Party
Stephen Westwood Ukip

WITNEY SOUTH (one councillor):

Alvin Adams The Conservative Party
Alex Friend Green Party
Stephen Parkinson Labour Party
James Robertshaw Ukip
Emma Tatton Liberal Democrat

WITNEY WEST (one councillor):

Harry Eaglestone The Conservative Party
Max Everett Ukip
Calvert McGibbon Labour Party
Rosanna Pearson Green Party
Diane West Liberal Democrat

WITNEY WEST AND BAMPTON (one councillor):

Liz Leffman Liberal Democrat
Calvert McGibbon Labour Party
James Mills The Conservative Party
Nick Owen Green Party
Jim Stanley Ukip

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