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    Hon Robert Courts M. P. for West Oxfordshire                

Steve Good Political Roles

As WODC Cabinet Member 

Certified in 'Political Leadership' from Warwick University Steve Good's recent District Cabinet Portfolio responsibilities have included Communities and Housing.

This followed on from a previous period as Portfolio holder for The Environment  

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Steve Good's most recent Cabinet Portfolio included overall responsibility for the following:

  • Housing Allocations

  • Homelessness

  • Broadband Roll out to Rural Communities

  • Crime and Disorder

  • Scrutiny of Police and Crime Commissioner

  • Chair Scrutiny Panel Thames Valley Police  

  • Safeguarding

  • Community Safety Partnership

  • Neighbourhood Policing

  • Voluntary sector engagement

  • Parish/Town Council Liaison

  • Assets of Community Value


A Potted Political History

2008 - 2010 

Elected as an Independent candidate to serve as Parish Councillor of Northmoor Parish Council for 2 yrs.

2010 to 2014 

Elected for first 4 year term as Conservative District Councillor of Standlake, Aston and Stanton Harcourt

6th May 2010 results  . . .

Stephen John Good Conservative 1,457 Elected A majority of 369

2014 to 2018 

Elected for second 4 year term as Conservative District Councillor of Standlake, Aston and Stanton Harcourt

22nd May 2014 results  . . .

Steve Good Conservative 840 Elected  A majority of 642

2nd May 2018 to 2022

Elected for his third 4 year term as Conservative District Councillor of Standlake, Aston and Stanton Harcourt

Steve Good Conservative 787 ELECTED  A majority of 495

Andrew Robert Goodwin Liberal Democrats 230 Loser

Jessica Rachelle Cartwright Labour 189 Loser

Alma Ann Tumilowicz Green 76 Loser

Conservative Councillor Group Posts

2014 -  Elected to Group Chairman - Superseded by Rule Change to Group Leader Role 2017 

2012 -  Group Treasurer -  Stood Down 2020

2010 -  Group Secretary -  Promoted to Group Chairman 2014

WODC Council Committee's

  • Lowlands Planning (Vice Chair) - 10 Years

  • Licensing (Vice Chair) - 10 Years

  • Miscellaneous Licensing (Vice Chair) - 10 Years

  • Development Control - 10 years

  • Financial Management and Overview - 8 years

Other Accomplishments and appointments


Cottsway Housing Association Shareholder and Board Director 2018 to 2020


2014 Elected Chair of Thames Path National Trail Partnership Board (funded by DEFRA and Natural England). The last six years has seen Steve Good successfully lead a large team of employees and volunteers from an H.Q. at Oxfordshire County Hall (Sponsors), to maintain and enhance the Thames Path National Trail from Source to Sea.  A total distance of 200+ kilometres encompassing 22 Local Authorities and other bodies such as Transport for London, Sustrans, who make up the Board which he Chairs. 

2020 honoured with the Queens Award for Volunteering - The volunteers equivalent of an M.B.E

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Appointed to the Board of Cotswold Conservation Area formerly the Cotswold Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • The Cotswolds National Landscape was designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1966 in recognition of its rich, diverse and high quality landscape, and is looked after by the Cotswolds Conservation Board.

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