Councillor Louise Upton

Councillor Louise Upton

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Title: Cabinet Member for a Safer, Healthier Oxford

Party: Labour

Ward: Walton Manor

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Surgery details

The second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10.30 am to 11.30 am at the Rose & Crown, North Parade Avenue (coinciding with the Farmers' Market in the street), with Cllr James Fry

Contact information

Home address: 
13 White Hart
Old Marston

Phone:  01865 793899

Mobile:  07799768233


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Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 19/09/2013 - 22/05/2014
  • 23/05/2014 - 03/05/2018
  • 07/05/2018 - 11/05/2020
  • 11/05/2020 - 10/05/2021
  • 10/05/2021 - 09/05/2022

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Louise was educated at Grove Comprehensive School, Market Drayton, Shropshire. She obtained a BA (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford (studying at New College) and a PhD in Cell Physiology from University College London. She lived and worked in Paris for 3 years before returning to Oxford.

She is a research scientist at the University of Oxford.

Louise is the Council’s Champion for Cycling, and chairs the Oxford City Cycling Forum. As hobbies she cycles and walks, practices good French and learns Italian.


Louise is on the following bodies:

Gatehouse management committee


Mortimer Hall Management Committee

Oxford Preservation Trust


Louise is a member of the following organisations:

SUSTRANS, Amnesty International, Woodland Trust, Oxford Preservation Trust, RSPB, The National Trust and Cyclox.