Contact: Steve Culliford, Democratic Services

Telephone: 07895 213735


Date: 23 November 2023



A meeting of the



will be held on Friday 1 December 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)

Lucy Edwards

Mark Coleman (Vice-Chair)

Neil Fawcett

Sue Caul

Andy Foulsham

Andy Crawford

Diana Lugova

Debra Dewhurst

Helen Pighills


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.   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.




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.   Public participation


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




5.   Recommendations and updates from other committees


To consider any recommendations to Cabinet from other committees. 




6.   Joint Local Plan 2041 - Approval of Preferred Options Document for Public Consultation

(Pages 3 - 11)


To consider the head of policy and programmes’ report. 




7.   Car park fees for 2024/25

(Pages 12 - 35)


To consider the head of development and corporate landlord’s report. 




8.   Request for Section 106 funds to Chilton Parish Council - Play area/recreation ground improvements

(Wards Affected: Blewbury and Harwell)

(Pages 36 - 43)


To consider the head of finance’s report. 




9.   Council tax base 2024/25

(Pages 44 - 48)


To consider the head of finance’s report. 




10.       Council tax reduction scheme

(Pages 49 - 53)


To consider the head of finance’s report.