Thanks to everyone who voted for me and supported me throughout this campaign.  The full result was: Ed Vaizey (Con) 31,092 53.3% Stephen Webb (Lab) 9,343 16.0% Alex Meredith (LD) 7,611...

On the eve of the poll, here’s my video message – vote Lib Dem for localism, the environment, education and a government rooted in the radical centre ground:

We’re almost there. It has been a great honour to pound the pavements and porches of Wantage constituency over the past months as your candidate. I know from the uplifting conversations...

We are into the last week and the sun is shining! I’ll be pulling out all the stops this week to ensure you get a dedicated local champion as your MP...

Being an election candidate is a wonderful privilege, but at times it’s frustrating.  Whether on the doorstep, or at a hustings or in a leaflet, it’s difficult to get the full...

My Election Address has started hitting doormats across Oxfordshire (thanks to the marvellous Royal Mail). Some households will be receiving something else later in the campaign so I wanted to share...

There is a lot of talk about lack of engagement in politics and a failure by politicians to get out and speak to voters. I want to change that in Wantage. ...

A cap on immigration does not make sense.  That has always been the Lib Dem position and it’s good to see the Tories and UKIP following behind us.  They have both...

The Rifkind-Straw affair is pathetic, embarrassing and they’ll probably get away with it.  They look ridiculous, but it’s unlikely they have done anything that will attract any more than a slapped...

Few stories get my blood boiling like tax evasion.   It’s the section of the emotional Venn diagram where feelings of  anger with politicians, helplessness about the poorest, envy about the richest and frustration with...

During my time as a candidate I have received most emails about crossing out cancer.  Given the news on Wednesday that the lifetime risk of getting cancer has increased to 1/2...

In recent years panel shows and stand-up comics have turned banter into an art form.  It even has its own dedicated broadcaster – Dave.  The trouble is, it looks easy, but...