Your Councillors by Ward

There are 38 councillors directing the work of the Council, elected by the voters of Vale of White Horse. Our elections are held every four years.

The Conservative Party currently holds the majority of seats on the coucil. There are 29 Conservative councillors, and 9 Liberal Democrat councillors.

Each Councillor represents a ward in Vale of White Horse.

Local Councillors decide how the council should carry out its various activities. They represent the public interest as well as individuals living within the ward they represent.

They have regular contact with the general public through council meetings, telephone calls or surgeries. Your Councillor may hold local surgeries.

Councillors are not paid a salary for their work, but they do receive allowances. Information on allowances can be found in the documents library. All members of the council sign a code of conduct and are required to complete a declaration of interest form.

To find a councillor, please look on this page or use the links below.

If you are not sure which ward you live in you can use the search option below to find information out about council services in your area and the name of your local councillor. Search by postcode or town/village.

 Abingdon Abbey Northcourt

 Abingdon Caldecott

 Abingdon Dunmore

 Abingdon Fitzharris

 Abingdon Peachcroft

 Blewbury and Harwell

 Botley and Sunningwell




 Grove North

 Kennington and Radley

 Kingston Bagpuize

  • link to details of Councillor Eric Batts
    Councillor Eric Batts

    Kingston Bagpuize


    Cabinet member for legal and democratic, community safety, HR, IT and technical services




 Steventon and the Hanneys

  • link to details of Councillor Matthew Barber
    Councillor Matthew Barber

    Steventon and the Hanneys


    Leader of the Council and Cabinet member for devolution and corporate strategy

 Sutton Courtenay


 Wantage and Grove Brook

 Wantage Charlton

 Watchfield and Shrivenham

  • link to details of Councillor Simon Howell
    Councillor Simon Howell

    Watchfield and Shrivenham


    Co-Chairman of Joint Audit and Governance Committee

  • link to details of Councillor Elaine Ware
    Councillor Elaine Ware

    Watchfield and Shrivenham


    Cabinet member for housing, environmental health and grants


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