Contact: Candida Mckelvey, Democratic Services

Telephone number: 07895 213820


Date: 24 January 2022




A meeting of the

Scrutiny Committee

will be held on Tuesday, 1 February 2022 at 6.00 pm

in person

The meeting will be broadcasted live on YouTube, watch here:



Members of the Committee:


Nathan Boyd (Chair)

Ron Batstone (Vice chair)

Jerry Avery

Eric De La Harpe

Hayleigh Gascoigne

David Grant

Ben Mabbett

Patrick O’Leary

Max Thompson



Alternative formats of this publication are available on request.  These include large print, Braille, audio, email and easy read.  For this or any other special requirements (such as access facilities) please contact the officer named on this agenda.  Please give as much notice as possible before the meeting.



Patrick Arran

Head of Legal and Democratic




Open to the Public including the Press



1.           Apologies for absence



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




2.           Declarations of interest



To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.  




3.           Urgent business and chair's announcements



To receive notification of any matters which the chair determines should be considered as urgent business and the special circumstances which have made the matters urgent, and to receive any announcements from the chair. 




4.           Minutes

(Pages 4 - 5)


To adopt and sign as a correct record the Scrutiny Committee minutes of the meeting held on 20 December 2022.




5.           Work schedule and dates for all South and Vale scrutiny meetings

(Pages 6 - 8)


To review the attached scrutiny work schedule. Please note, although the dates are confirmed, the items under consideration are subject to being withdrawn, added to or rearranged without further notice.




6.           Public participation



To receive any questions or statements from members of the public that have registered to speak. 








7.           Oxfordshire Plan 2050

(Pages 9 - 273)


For scrutiny committee to review a summary and analysis of responses from Regulation 18 Part 2 Consultation and next steps.




8.           Budget setting 2022-23



For scrutiny committee to consider the report of the Head of Finance and make any recommendations to Cabinet (paper to follow).




9.           Quarter 2 Corporate Plan performance report

(Pages 274 - 335)


For Scrutiny committee to review the performance report for quarter 2 and provide any feedback.