Victoria Prentis was selected as the new Parliamentary Candidate for North Oxfordshire following a meeting of local members today.
"I am thrilled to have been selected to be the PPC for North Oxfordshire. It is always an honour to be selected as a PPC, but even more so in my home town. Sir Tony will be a very hard act to follow, but I'm looking forward to getting stuck into the campaign, and meeting the voters."
Victoria Prentis, Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for North Oxfordshire
Victoria has stated that her three top priorities are:
- Planning - Supporting Cherwell District Council in delivering sustainable development in appropriate locations. She said that "the 'plan' needs to be put back in planning, but alongside this the correct infrastructure must be delivered to meet local needs".
- Healthcare - An unwavering commitment to protecting and promoting the essential services provided by the Horton General Hospital; and fighting for additional support for Bicester Community Hospital.
- Older People - Delivering support and care to older people in our community with compassion and ensuring they continue to feel part of their local areas. Encouraging the provision of specialist care for those suffering from dementia and similar conditions.
Join us for a Fish & Chip Lunch with our new parliamentary candidate, Victoria Prentis 12.30pm Sunday 30th November The Great Barn, Upper Aynho Grounds, Aynho, Banbury, OX17 3AY Tickets £15 Under 16s Tickets £5 Tickets are all inclusive A great opportunity to get to know our new parliamentary candidate and raise much needed campaign […]
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My mother was a Scot. My mother’s maiden name was Oina Paterson. My grandfather, Roderick Paterson, fought with the Highland Light Infantry throughout almost all of the Great War. My great grandfather was a Pipe Major in the Gordon Highlanders and fought with the Gordons at engagements such as Tel-el-Kebir. My younger brother, Ian Roderick, […]
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