Oxfordshire Growth Board Scrutiny Panel
Tuesday, 19 January 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Virtual meeting viewable by weblink

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

Link: Link to watch the meeting

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


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 118 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 17 November 2020


Public participation

Members of the public may submit an address or question in writing to the Scrutiny Panel, where full notice of the question or address is given to the secretariat no later than 17:00 on Wednesday 13 January 2021. Questions and addresses submitted should be no longer than one side of A4 paper in Arial 12 font. The address or question will be circulated to the Panel and public speakers will 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 or if the person making the request for public speaking is not able to attend the meeting. A response may begiven at the meeting or a written answer supplied.

Questions and notice of addresses must be submitted to


England's Economic Heartland Briefing

To receive a presentation/update to the Growth Board from England’s Economic Heartland regarding the outcomes of their recent Transport Strategy consultation, and next steps for finalising the Strategy.




Growth Board response to Scrutiny Panel recommendations pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To consider the Growth Board’s response to the recommendations from the Scrutiny Panel meeting held on 17 November 2020.


Update on Healthy Place Shaping pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To consider a report to the Growth Board which provides an update on activities that have been undertaken to embed healthy place shaping into its workstreams and the strategies that underpin them.  As part of this work a Health Impact Assessment Toolkit has been developed for use in Oxfordshire and the Growth Board is asked to endorse its use across the county.


Additional documents:


Community Led Housing pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To consider a draft letter from the Growth Board to HM Government concerning Community Led Housing which the Growth Board is asked to endorse.


Additional documents:


Housing and Growth Deal Reports


Infrastructure sub-group update pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To receive the summary notes from the meeting held on 14 December 2020


Oxfordshire Plan 2050 sub-group update pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To receive the summary notes from the meeting held on 18 December 2020


Work Programme for the Scrutiny Panel and Action Log - January 2021 pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To discuss the draft work programme for the Panel as submitted by the Panel’s Scrutiny Officer and requests for information/actions from previous meetings

Additional documents:


Dates of next meetings

The dates of future Scrutiny Panel meetings are below. 


  • Tues 16 Feb 2021 6.30 pm (proposal that this be cancelled)
  • Tues 16 Mar 2021 6.30 pm
  • Tues 1 June 2021 6.30 pm