Referendum on the South Leigh Neighbourhood Plan on
Thursday 20 December 2018
A referendum on the South Leigh Neighbourhood Plan will take place between 7 am and 10 pm on Thursday 20 December 2018. The question to be asked will be: "Do you want West Oxfordshire District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for South Leigh to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"
The notice of referendum is availanble as a download from this page.
Please note that: local government electors for the parish of South Leigh will be eligible to vote at the referendum; poll cards will be sent to those eligible; and that applications to vote by post must be received by 5 pm on Wednesday 5 December; and applications to appoint a proxy by 5 pm on Wednesday 12 December. Please contact us for information on how to apply.
The count will take place immediately following the poll, and the result will be published on this website.
Elections on Thursday 2 May 2019
The next major elections are scheduled for Thursday 2 May 2019 and are for 16 seats on West Oxfordshire District Council; and 151 seats on 18 Town and Parish Councils.
The District Council elections will be for one seat for each of the following Wards:
Alvescot and Filkins; Bampton and Clanfield; Carterton North East; Carterton North West; Carterton South; Charlbury and Finstock; Chipping Norton; Eynsham and Cassington; Hailey, Minster Lovell and Leafield; Kingham, Rollright and Enstone; Stonesfield and Tackley; Witney Central; Witney East; Witney North; Witney South; and Witney West.
And the Town/Parish Council elections will be for the following Councils, with the number of seats shown in brackets:
Alvescot (5); Black Bourton (5); Carterton (16): (Gateway Ward = 2; Upavon Ward = 5; Milestone Ward = 3; Rock Farm Ward = 3; Shillbrook Ward = 3); Chipping Norton (16); Clanfield (7); Combe (6); Crawley (5); Enstone (10); Eynsham (15); Filkins and Broughton Poggs (6); Finstock (6); Hailey (7); Langford (5); Leafield (7); Ramsden (5); Stonesfield (8); Swerford (5); and Witney (17) (Burwell Ward = 1; Central Ward = 3; East Ward= 4; North Ward = 3; South Ward = 3; West Ward = 3)
More information will be published on this page early in 2019.
Results of previous elections
For the results of previous elections within the District, please:
- view our election results page.
Registering to vote and voting by post or proxy
For information about registering to vote and postal and proxy voting, please:
District, town and parish councils
West Oxfordshire District Council is made up of 49 elected Councillors, with one third elected three years in four.
- For more information about future district elections please see: Electoral cycle (pdf)
- For more details of election years for your town or parish please see: Parish and Town Council Election Years (pdf)
The next election of a member of parliament for the Witney constituency is currently scheduled to take place on Thursday 5 May 2022.
Police and Crime Commissioner: May 2020
The next election of a Police and Crime Commissioner is scheduled for Thursday 7 May 2020.
For information about the Police and Crime Commissioner, please see the official website for the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner.
European parliamentary elections
European Parliamentary elections took place every five years between 1979 and 2014, inclusive. West Oxfordshire is currently part of the South East Region, which has 10 MEPs.
The UK will cease to be a member of the European Union on 29 March 2019 and there will not therefore be a further European Parliamentary election.