Members of Leafield Parish Council

Councillor Tom Butler – – Chairman
Member of: Internal Committee, Village Green Working Group
Lead Councillor: Finance, Governance, Health & Safety

Councillor Luke Caunt – – Vice-Chairman
Member of: Internal Committee, Churchyard Maintenance Working Group
Lead Councillor: Village Assets
Council Representative: Village Hall Committee, Village Hall Extension Committee

Councillor Adrian (Jeremy) Russ –
Member of: Internal Committee, Burial Ground Administration Working Group, Community Telephone Working Group, Village Green Working Group
Lead Councillor: Planning and Environment

Councillor Richard Stammers –
Member of: Internal Committee
Lead Councillor: Media, Events and Community Engagement

Councillor Kevin Ward –
Member of: Internal Committee, Burial Administration Working Group
Lead Councillor: Bereavement Services


We currently have five Councillors and two vacancies.  If you are interested in becoming a Councillor, please read the details below or contact the Clerk at the Contact tab on this website.

Councillors must be:

    • Aged 18 or over;
    • A citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, EU or Ireland;
    • On the electoral roll, or a resident or within 3 miles of the parish, own land or work in the parish.

They should:

    • Be able to attend regular evening meetings (1 Parish Council Meeting per month plus some others as required)
    • Be interested in local issues, preferably not just a single issue;
    • Have an understanding and willingness to represent the views of the whole community;
    • Have an interest in being a professional and effective councillor.

Further information on the role can be found here What does a councillor do and  councillor job description

Councillor Code of Conduct

Councillor Code of Conduct

Civility and Respect Pledge

Civility and Respect Pledge

Next election

The next election will be in May 2027.

Member interests

Details of member interests can be found by contacting West Oxfordshire District Council  (WODC):
01993 861000

Members’ allowances taken

2020 – None
2021 – None
2022 – None
January 2023 – None
February 2023 – None
March 2023 – None
April 2023 – None
May 2023 – None
June 2023 – None
July 2023 – None
August 2023 – None
September 2023 – None


The Council employs a part-time Clerk, Anne Ogilvie, who works 15 hours per week.
She can be contacted:
by email,,
by phone on 07756 333703,
or by post, 6 Manor Court, Chadlington, OX7 3LW.


If you have some spare time or would like to help move our projects forward we would welcome your input. From the small one off things to ongoing projects there is always something going on.

District Councillors

Gill Hill, Grove Cottage, Chapel Row, Chadlington, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 3NA

Tel: 01608 676951    Mob: 07885 256723       Email:

Colin Dingwall, New Inn Cottage, Foxburrow Lane, Crawley, Oxfordshire  OX29 9TS

Mobile: 07980 926535     Email:

County Councillor

Liam Walker

Mobile:  07850 014350     Email:

For further information see

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Road and Street Problems, including potholes:

Please report these to Oxfordshire County Council on-line at