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Action Log


This action log sets out requests for information and actions required by the Scrutiny Panel. Any requests for information that do not relate to a specific agenda item will be published on the Future Oxfordshire Partnership website alongside the next available Scrutiny Panel Agenda, except where that information requires the disclosure of exempt information, as set out in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.


Date raised by the Panel



Member / Officer

Panel Updated/

Discussed on


Progress Notes


Production of a summary briefing note covering the history and current position of the Oxford to Cambridge Arc

Andrew Down, Future Oxfordshire Partnership Director


Oxford to Cambridge Arc not progressed by HM Government. Oxford to Cambridge Pan-regional Partnership launched in January 2023. More information can be found at https://www.oxford-cambridge-partnership.info/


Request for further information on the methodology and criteria used in determining the revised HfI programme. This to include how the criteria has been applied to specific schemes, in particular a breakdown of the estimate of housing units that would be accelerated, (unlocked) by each scheme now recommended to be part of the revised programme versus schemes recommended to be removed or scaled back from the programme.

John McLauchlan, Head of Infrastructure Planning Office, Oxfordshire County Council


In progress: Consideration being given by officers as to the most appropriate way to respond to the request and other associated requests HfI from the scrutiny panel arising from recent meetings.


Request from Cllr David Turner for information on district and city councils’ delivery against the agreed H&GD overall housing targets.


Paul Staines


In progress.


Request from Councillor Miles for a written note re custom build and self build - to include: 1) Role of self-build and custom build in providing affordable housing, 2) Difference between self-build and custom build and what can be done to increase the public visibility of self build and custom build plots. KM made the point that a lot of people not aware of self -build registers as part of the LP process.


Paul Staines


In progress.