Oxfordshire Growth Board
Tuesday, 4 June 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot, OX11 7JN

Contact: Kevin Jacob  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 145 KB

To adopt as a correct record the minutes of the Oxfordshire Growth Board meeting held on 26 March 2019. 


Chairman's announcements


Public participation

Members of the public may ask questions of the Chairman of the Growth Board, or address the Growth Board on any substantive item at a meeting, subject to the restrictions set out in the public participation scheme. 


The total amount of time allowed for public participation at a meeting shall not exceed 30 minutes, unless the Chairman consents to extend that time in the interests of the proper conduct of the business of the Growth Board. 


A person speaking to the Growth Board may speak for up to three minutes.  Board members may ask questions for clarification. 


Asking a question

Questions (in full and in writing) must be received by 5pm on three working days before the Growth Board meeting.  A written or verbal answer will be provided by the Chairman at the meeting.  The questioner may ask a supplementary question directly related to either the original question or the reply received. 


Addressing the Board

Notice of a wish to address the Growth Board by making a statement must be received by 12 noon on the working day before the Growth Board meeting. 



Petitions on matters directly relevant to matters in which the Growth Board has powers and duties must be received by 5pm on three working days before the Growth Board meeting.  The representative of the petitioners may speak.  Petitions are referred without discussion to the next meeting. 


Questions, petitions and notice of addresses must be submitted to or delivered/posted to Democratic Services, South Oxfordshire District Council, 135 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Milton, OX14 4SB. 


Oxford to Cambridge Arc Update pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider a presentation from Bev Hindle, Growth Board Director on the Oxford to Cambridge Arc. 


Housing and Growth Deal delivery Annual Review Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To update the Board on progress with the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal. 


Recommendation: to note the progress towards the Housing and Growth Deal milestones as set out in the delivery plan. 

Additional documents:


Infrastructure sub-group update pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To receive an update from the Infrastructure Sub-Group. 


Housing sub-group update pdf icon PDF 173 KB

To receive an update from the Housing Sub-Group. 


Oxfordshire Plan 2050 (JSSP) sub-group update pdf icon PDF 175 KB

To receive an update from the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 (JSSP) sub group.   


Scrutiny panel update pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To receive any feedback from the Growth Board Scrutiny Panel. 

Additional documents:


Oxfordshire local plans progress

To consider the progress report on the adoption of Oxfordshire’s local plans. 


Updates on matters relevant to the Growth Board

Growth Board members and officers may verbally update the Board on progress on matters previously before the Board for consideration, listed in the forward plan, or relevant to the Board’s future decisions.  This is for the sharing of information and no decisions will be taken. 


Dates of next meetings

The dates of future Growth Board meetings are below.  These will be held on Tuesdays at 2pm in Didcot Civic Hall. 

·         4 June

·         30 July

·         24 September

·         26 November

·         28 January

·         31 March

·         2 June