The Chairman of the Conservative Party, Richard Holden MP, visited Bicester and Witney on Saturday [20/04/24] ahead of local elections in Oxfordshire.

The cabinet minister began the day in Bicester, supporting the local elections campaign of Conservatives for Cherwell District Council followed by joining activists in Witney ahead of elections to West Oxfordshire District Council.

He was joined in Bicester by Bicester and Woodstock Conservative candidate Rupert Harrison, and in Witney by local MP Robert Courts.

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Mr Courts said: “It’s been great to welcome the Chairman of the Conservative Party, Richard Holden, to Witney today and campaign with him for our local Conservative candidates ahead of May 2.”

Elections will take place on Thursday May 2 for single seats on West Oxfordshire District Council for each of 17 wards.

Chadlington and Churchill; Charlbury and Finstock; Chipping Norton; Eynsham and Cassington; Freeland and Hanborough; Hailey, Minster Lovell and Leafield; Kingham, Rollright and Enstone; Milton under Wychwood; North Leigh; Standlake, Aston and Stanton Harcourt; Stonesfield and Tackley; Witney Central, Witney East; Witney North; Witney South; Witney West; and Woodstock and Bladon.