Contact: Steven Corrigan

Telephone 07717 274704


Date:   28 November 2022


A meeting of the

Community Governance and Electoral Issues Committee


will be held on Tuesday 6 December 2022 at 7.00 pm

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


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


An application to speak must be made in writing or by email to democratic services

by 5.00 pm on Monday 5 December.



Members of the Committee:


Ron Batstone (Chair)

Alison Jenner

Sarah Medley (Vice-Chair)

Mike Pighills

Paul Barrow

Janet Shelley





Simon Howell

Patrick O’Leary

Diana Lugova

Max Thompson

Ben Mabbett

Elaine Ware

Robert Maddison

Richard Webber



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.   Minutes

(Pages 3 - 9)


To adopt and sign as a correct record the Community Governance and Electoral Issues Committee minutes of the meeting held on date 19 October 2022.




3.   Declarations of interest


To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and 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.   Community Governance Review - Grove Technology Park

(Pages 10 - 16)


At its meeting held on 19 October 2022, the committee was inquorate for this issue and could therefore not reach a decision on this community governance review matter – see minute 28/10/2022.


The committee is invited to make a final decision in respect of CGR_B.




7.   Community Governance Review "Harwell East" final recommendations

(Pages 17 - 72)


To consider the report of the head of legal and democratic on final recommendations in respect of a new parish on that part of the current parish of Harwell that lies to the east of the A34.



















(Wards Affected: FIELD_WARDSD)