Welcome to Wantage Liberal Democrats. We are the Liberal Democrat party for the Wantage Parliamentary constituency, which includes the towns of Didcot, Wallingford, Faringdon and Wantage as well as the neighbouring villages.
Richard Benwell is our Parliamentary Spokesman and was our 2019 General Election candidate
Richard Benwell was our Parliamentary Candidate at the 2019 General Election. Richard who lives in the constituency gained 31% of the vote share. Richard is still actively involved in our community and is our Parliamentary Spokesperson.
The Wantage constituency is split across two district councils: half is in the Vale of White Horse and the other half is in South Oxfordshire. We have an active and thriving local Liberal Democrat party, with councillors on Oxfordshire County Council and both district councils, as well as on town and parish councils across the area.
The Liberal Democrats currently hold the majority of seats on the Vale of White Horse District Council with 30 of the 38 councillors. Wantage Liberal Democrats have 14 councillors in the 10 wards in the Wantage Constituency.
In South Oxfordshire District Council the 13 Liberal Democrat group councillors lead the Council in partnership with six Green group councillors, three Labour group councillors, three Henley Residents' Group councillors, and two South Oxfordshire Residents Team group councillors. The Liberal Democrats have four Councillors in the six District Wards of South Oxfordshire District Council in the Wantage Constituency.
There are 13 Liberal Democrat Councillors at Oxfordshire County Council, of which two are Councillors in the Wantage Constituency.
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Facebook Group (Party Members Only): Wantage & Didcot Liberal Democrats
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In Wantage we have hundreds of members and supporters spread over a large geographical area. If you'd like to find out more about events and activities near you then please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll put you in contact with your nearest campaign group.
Please also visit the Oxfordshire Lib Dems Events page for a list of upcoming events in both the Wantage constituency and across the county.
Wantage campaign groups: