Leader of the council
Councillor Matthew Barber
Leader of Vale of White Horse District Council and District Councillor for Steventon and the Hanneys ward.
Councillor Barber has been a member of Vale of White Horse District Council since 2003 and Leader of the council since 2011. He chairs the council's cabinet and is responsible for Corporate Strategy, Finance and Legal and Democratic Services. He is currently Chairman of the Spatial Planning and Infrastructure Partnership and a board member of Science Vale Oxford and Vale4Business and the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership.
Councillor Barber is married with two daughters. He lives in the village of West Hanney, and has lived in Oxfordshire most of his life. He grew up in Faringdon and was first elected to for the Faringdon and The Coxwells ward. He has also been a member of Faringdon town council. Before becoming Leader of the council, he was Leader of the opposition since 2009 and chaired the Vale’s scrutiny committee.
Contact the leader
Call: 01235 422422
Write to: Vale of White Horse District Council
135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Milton, OX14 4SB
Last reviewed: 24 - 05 - 2016