Councillors & Committees

The current council was elected in 2015.

Matt Reid

Ian Hill

Roger Beattie

Jeremy Bell

Matt Reid Ian Hill Roger Beattie Jeremy Bell
Chair (Full Council), Planning, NPSC, Strategy (Chair), Finance Vice-chair (Full Council), Planning, Strategy, Operations, Finance, Pavilion Strategy (Vice-Chair), Operations, Finance, Pavilion, Town Hall Trustee Body Planning (Chair), NPSC (Chair)

20 Spring Lane

19 Couching Street

2 Blenheim Road, Shirburn;  614035

2 Beech Close

Tom Bindoff

Terry Jackson

Fergus Lapage

Tom Bindoff
Fiona Butler
(Co-opted Dec 2016)
Terry Jackson
Fergus Lapage
(Co-opted March 2017)
Planning, Strategy, Operations (Vice-Chair), NPSC Operations, Strategy Planning, Strategy, Operations, NPSC, Town Hall Trustee Body Planning, Strategy, Finance, Operations 
23 Brook Street
3 Watcombe Manor Cottage
44 Brook Street
28 Old School Place

Andrew McAuley

Nicky Smallbone



Andrew McAuley
(Co-opted March 2018)
Nicky Smallbone
(Co-opted Aug 2016)
Rob Smith
(Co-opted March 2017)

Steph Van de Pette
(Co-opted Sept 2016) 
Planning, Strategy  Finance, Operations, Pavilion  Planning, Strategy Strategy, Finance, NPSC
27 Britwell Road
9 Allnut Close
36 Ash Close
1 Spring Lane

Bob West

Tony Williamson

Bob West Tony Williamson
 Planning, Operations (Chair), Town Hall Trustee Body  Operations, Finance (Chair), Strategy, NPSC, Town Hall Trustee Body
25 Church Street
9 The Goggs

Click here to see Councillors Declarations of Interest

If you wish to send an email to a specific Councillor please contact the Parish Office marking your e-mail for their attention.

County Councillor Steve Harrod mailto:msteve.harrod@oxfordshire.gov.uk 01844 278 068
District Councillor Anna Badcock annabadcock1@gmail.com
07733 111 554




Terms of reference for all committees are available below.

Full Council - ratifies decision from sub-committees, and deals with matters agreed to be Full Council issues such as Standing Orders. Receives reports from other bodies such as Oxfordshire County Council, South Oxfordshire District Council or Thames Valley Police, as well as from local groups initiated by the Parish Council but not operating as sub-committees of the council. Can create sub-committees, advisory committees and steering groups as needed.

Operations Committee - deals with operational matters already agreed by Full Council, including alterations to them and monitoring progress. Committee will generate programme of work for caretaker. Management of parish assets including green spaces. Annually reviewing risk assessment.

Finance Committee - responsible for strategic financial planning. Deals with capital expenditure and significant increases in other expenditure or reduction of income and deals with annual issues preparing budgets for Full Council. Also manages annual audit, insurance, staff salaries, precept and any unplanned expenditure.

Planning Committee - assess and comments on planning applications made within the Parish. Ensures delivery of Neighbourhood Plan.

Strategy Committee - considers new issues that require additional input outside of Full Council. Responds to consultations. Identifies potential grant funding for projects. Maintains and delivers on WPC Strategic Plan.

Allotments Sub-Committee - this committee consists of allotment holders on behalf of the Parish Council.

Pavilion & Sports Field Sub-Committee - this is a combined committee consisting of four councillors and four representatives of the Sports Club. It is responsible for management of the pavilion and the sports field.

Neighbourhood Plan Advisory Board - The Neighbourhood Plan Advisory Board is set up to advise on the delivery and monitoring of the Neighbourhood Plan.