Oxfordshire Growth Board
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Virtual meeting viewable by weblink

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

Link: Link to the meeting

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Apologies for absence, declarations of interest and Chair's announcements


Minutes pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To adopt as a correct record the minutes of the Oxfordshire Growth Board meeting held on 28 July 2020.



Public participation pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Asking a questionand addressing the Board

Questions (in full and in writing) or requests to make an address must be received by 5pm on Wednesday 16 September 2020 three clear working days 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.Public speakers may be invited to speak at the virtual meeting, subject to technical arrangements being in place. Written submissions may also be read out by the Chair or Democratic Services Officer where requested


Questions and notice of addresses must be submitted to



Growth Board Scrutiny Panel update pdf icon PDF 87 KB

To receive any feedback from the Growth Board Scrutiny Panel meeting held on 15 September.


Additional documents:


Growth Board Continuous Improvement Programme pdf icon PDF 120 KB

For action: To receive an update on progress being made with longer-term outcomes from the Growth Board review, and endorse any relevant recommendations.

Additional documents:


England's Economic Heartland's Transport Strategy Consultation pdf icon PDF 87 KB

For action: To consider whether the Growth Board wishes to make a submission to EEH in response to their draft Transport Strategy consultation.


Additional documents:


Oxfordshire Economic Recovery Plan

For information: To receive a presentation concerning progress in the development of an Economic Recovery Plan for Oxfordshire, which is being developed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Additional documents:


OxCam Arc Local Natural Capital Plan presentation pdf icon PDF 751 KB

For information: To receive a presentation from Jeanne Capey, Project Director, Environment Agenda.


Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal


Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal Progress Report - Quarter One Year Three pdf icon PDF 1 MB


For information: To review the 2020/21 Quarter 1 progress report for the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal. 



Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal Financial Report - Quarter One Year Three pdf icon PDF 100 KB

            For information: To consider the 2020/21 Quarter 1 Housing and   Growth Deal Finance report.

Additional documents:


Infrastructure sub-group update pdf icon PDF 172 KB

For information: To receive an update from the Infrastructure Sub-Group.  Summary notes from the meeting held on 24 August are attached.



Oxfordshire Plan 2050 sub-group update pdf icon PDF 189 KB

For information: To receive an update from the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 Sub-Group.  Summary notes from the meetings held on 16 July and 20 August are attached.


Additional documents:


Growth Board Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 131 KB

For information: To note and comment on the Growth Board’s Forward Plan



Oxford to Cambridge Arc Update pdf icon PDF 104 KB

For information: To receive an update from the Growth Board Director concerning developments within the Oxford to Cambridge Arc.


Updates on matters relevant to the Growth Board pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Growth Board members and officers may verbally update the Board concerning progress on matters previously before the Board for consideration, listed in the forward plan, or relevant to the Board’s future consideration. This is for the sharing of information, except where any actions are required that cannot reasonably be deferred to the next meeting.


Dates of next meetings

The dates of future Growth Board meetings are below. These will normally be held on Tuesdays at Didcot Civic Hall, but may be held virtually and broadcast online, taking account of the latest Government guidance. Please refer to for the most up to date information.


·           24 November 2020

·           26 January 2021

·           22 February 2021 (added)

·           23 March 2021

·           8 June 2021