Cllr Ian Hudspeth
Cllr Ian Hudspeth was elected to the Woodstock division of Oxfordshire County Council in 2005 and was promoted to its cabinet in 2007, with responsibility for transport.
After the 2009 elections Cllr Hudspeth changed portfolio to growth and infrastructure, covering; waste management, environmental management, flooding, climate change, archaeology and strategic planning for the county.
In April 2012 he was elected Leader of Oxfordshire County Council, replacing Councillor Keith Mitchell.
As leader, Cllr Hudspeth's responsibilities cover:
- Corporate and community leadership
- Strategic communications
- Major external partnerships
- Regional issues
- Economic development
- Oxford City Council liaison
- Oxford City Local Strategic Partnership
Nominated to the Board as current Leader of Oxfordshire County Council