West Oxfordshire

  • Council Control: Con
  • Conservatives 32
  • Labour 6
  • Liberal Democrats 8
  • UKIP 0
  • Other 3

Mostly agricultural area, including small towns of Witney and Chipping Norton (closely associated with the 'Chipping Norton set', most of whom live out of the town). The Conservative group resigned from the party en masse over the Poll Tax in 1990.

Charles Cottrell-Dormer (Stonesfield and Tackley), Alvin Adams (Witney South) and Peter Handley (Carterton North West) all moved from Conservative to Independent May-June 2018

Next local elections
2019

Election cycle
Thirds

Local authority type
District

Address
3 Welch Way, Witney OX28 6JH

Phone
01993 770201

Website
http://www.westoxon.gov.uk/

Council Tax (Band D)
£1786.2

Upper tier authority
Oxfordshire