Councillor Tom Hayes

Councillor Tom Hayes

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Title: Deputy Leader; Cabinet Member for Green Transport and Zero Carbon Oxford. Labour and Co-operative party

Party: Labour

Ward: St. Clement's

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Surgery details

Please do email me with any concerns. It’s my aim to reply to emails within 2-3 working days, but if your issue is marked ‘urgent’ in the subject line, I will aim to reply within 1-2 working days.
Happy to arrange a meeting by e-mail. Ward door-knocking canvass undertaken on a weekly basis, and a full ward canvass is usually completed on a monthly basis.

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Members Room
Town Hall
St Aldate's

Mobile:  07901853314


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Committee appointments

Terms of Office

  • 23/05/2014 - 03/05/2018
  • 07/05/2018 - 11/05/2020
  • 11/05/2020 - 10/05/2021

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Tom is an elected City Councillor for St Clement’s Ward in East Oxford. First elected to the City Council in 2014, then re-elected in 2018, Tom lives in the ward that he represents and is a Governor at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and East Oxford Primary School.

He is the city’s Cabinet Member for a Zero Carbon Oxford. In this role, he leads the development of the Council’s journey to Zero Carbon and our partnerships to achieve a carbon neutral Oxford. Tom also has responsibility for delivering the Zero Emission Zone from 2020.

Away from the Council, Tom is Chief Executive of Elmore Community Services, a charity which works directly with people with multiple and complex needs who struggle to engage with services, so slip through cracks within Oxfordshire’s existing support networks. In this role, he serves as a co-chair of the Oxfordshire Anti-Slavery Network.

Previously Tom has worked at the local mental health charity Restore, the global humanitarian aid charity Oxfam GB, and the disability charity Scope. He holds degrees from the Universities of Manchester and Cambridge and was a Fox International Fellow at Yale University.

Updated 31/5/19