Laura lives in Witney with her young family. She graduated with a degree in English in 2001, and went on to work in academic publishing as a Commissioning Editor.
Since 2013, she has represented Witney South and Central on Oxfordshire County Council and is a member of the Oxfordshire Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee. She has also previously served as a member of Witney Town Council, and Vice Chair of Governors at Tower Hill Primary School. Her work as a Councillor has given her a particular interest in the needs of older people, and the importance of transport to thriving communities. She is also a keen bus user!