Maria Bourbon is standing as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the county division of Marston & Northway in the Oxfordshire County Council elections on 4 May 2017.
Maria is a mental health nurse working in children and adolescent services, and a guest lecturer at Oxford Brookes University. She has lived in Marston for over ten years, with her partner and children, who continue to attend local schools.
Working as a nurse for a number of years, Maria has developed a unique understanding of community needs and how the local authorities work, as well as their current pressures and challenges ahead.
Maria's interests include growing vegetables, reading and hstory. She is a keen campaigner on environmental issues and on human rights.