Contact: Steve Culliford, Democratic Services

Telephone: 07895 213735


Date: 26 January 2023



A meeting of the



will be held on Friday 3 February 2023 at 10.30 am

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


To watch this virtual meeting, follow this link to the council’s YouTube channel


Cabinet Members:



Bethia Thomas (Chair)

Helen Pighills

Neil Fawcett (Vice-Chair)

Sally Povolotsky

Andy Crawford

Judy Roberts

Debby Hallett




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. 




2.   Minutes

(Pages 4 - 7)


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




3.   Declarations of interests


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




4.   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.




5.   Public participation


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




6.   Recommendations and updates from other committees


To consider any recommendations to Cabinet from other committees. 




7.   Distributing the White Horse Community Lottery - Community Fund

(Pages 8 - 15)


To consider the head of policy and programmes’ report. 




8.   Milton Park - Proposed Revised Local Development Order

(Wards Affected: Drayton; Sutton Courtenay)


(Pages 16 - 56)


To consider the head of planning’s report.  Appendix 1 is contained in a separate supplement to this agenda. 




9.   Treasury management mid-year monitoring 2022/23

(Pages 57 - 72)


To consider the head of finance’s report. 




10.       Treasury management and investment strategy 2023/24

(Pages 73 - 110)


To consider the head of finance’s report. 







11.       Capital strategy 2023/24 to 2032/33

(Pages 111 - 129)


To consider the head of finance’s report. 




12.       Revenue budget 2023/24 and capital programme to 2027/28

(Pages 130 - 163)


To consider the head of finance’s report. 




13.       Exclusion of the public, including the press


To consider whether to exclude members of the press and public from the meeting for the following 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 3, 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. 






Exempt information under section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972




14.       Revenue budget 2023/24 and capital programme 2023/24 to 2027/28

(Pages 164 - 165)


To consider the exempt appendix to the head of finance’s report.