Contact Officer: Steven Corrigan


Tel: 07717 274704





Date: 2 October 2023







Joint Staff Committee


WILL BE HELD ON Thursday 12 October 2023  at 2.30 pm


Meeting Room 1, Abbey House, Abbey Close, Abingdon, OX14 3JE


Members of the Committee:



South Oxfordshire District Council


Maggie Filipova-Rivers

Kate Gregory

David Rouane

Andrea Powell

Anne-Marie Simpson


Vale of White Horse District Council


Sue Caul

Neil Fawcett

Andy Foulsham

Viral Patel

Bethia Thomas


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Election of chair 


To elect a chair of the committee for the 2023/24 municipal year.





Election of vice-chair 


To elect a vice-chair of the committee for the 2023/24 municipal year.





Apologies for absence 


To record apologies for absence and the attendance of substitute members.





Declarations of interest 


To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests, other registrable interests and non-registrable interests or any conflicts of interest in respect of the item on the agenda for this meeting. 





Minutes of previous meeting (Pages 3 - 4)


The committee is invited to adopt and sign as a correct record the minutes of the committee’s meeting held on 29 September 2022.





Exclusion of the public 


To consider whether to exclude members of the press and public from the meeting for an item of business under Part 1 of Schedule 12A Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 and as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006 on the grounds that:

(i)        it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and

(ii)       the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.





Performance and development review of the chief executive (Pages 5 - 16)


The committee is invited to review the formal performance and development review, which has been undertaken by the leaders, and review the objectives and targets set by the leaders for the chief executive.








Patrick Arran

Head of Legal and Democratic