Oxfordshire Growth Board
Tuesday, 2 June 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Virtual meeting viewable by a weblink. Please see the note with a link below

Contact: Kevin Jacob, Growth Board Democratic Services Officer  Email: 01235 422191

Link: Link to the meeting on YouTube

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Election of Chair and Vice-Chair for the 2020/2021 year

To elect a Chair and Vice-Chair for the meeting and the Growth Board for the 2020/2021 year.


Apologies for absence


Adoption of Virtual Meeting Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 104 KB

In response to the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, the Growth Board is recommended to adopt the virtual meeting procedure rules adopted by South Oxfordshire District Council as the current hosting local authority, attached at appendix 1.



Declarations of interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To adopt as a correct record the minutes of the Oxfordshire Growth Board meeting held on 11 March 2020.


Chair's announcements


Public participation pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Asking a question

Questions (in full and in writing) must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 27 May 2020 three clear working days before the Growth Board meeting.


Addressing the Board

Notice of a wish to address the Growth Board (in full and in writing) must be received by 12 noon on Monday 1 June 2020, the working day before the Growth Board meeting. 


Questions and addresses should be no longer than one side of A4 paper in Ariel 12 font. The address or question will be circulated to the Growth Board and read out by the democratic services officer or Chair on behalf of those who have submitted them. A response may be given at the meeting or a written answer supplied. The Chair will have discretion to manage the public participation procedure as they see appropriate.


Questions and notice of addresses must be submitted to

Additional documents:


Growth Board Scrutiny Panel Update pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To receive any recommendations from the Growth Board Scrutiny Panel meeting held on 28 May 2020. (To follow)


Additional documents:


Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To receive an update on the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has, and will have, on the delivery of the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal. This includes recommended revisions to the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 timeline.



Updating the Oxfordshire Infrastructure Strategy (OxIS) pdf icon PDF 211 KB

To consider the scope, timescale, governance and funding for updating the
Oxfordshire Infrastructure Strategy, in support of the Oxfordshire Plan 2050


Growth Board Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To note and comment on the Growth Board’s Forward Plan. 


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 as amended based on a quarterly reporting cycle.  These will normally be held on Tuesdays at 2pm in Didcot Civic Hall, but this will be kept under review.


·         July, (proposed additional meeting) final date to be confirmed.

·         22 September 2020

·         24 November 2020

·         26 January 2021 (cancelled)

·         22 February 2021 (added)

·         23 March 2021 (cancelled)

·         1 June 2021