The Future Oxfordshire Partnership (formerly the Oxfordshire Growth Board) - Monday, 20 September 2021 3.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Cherwell District Council, Bodicote House, Bodicote Banbury OX15 4AA

Contact: Kevin Jacob, Future Oxfordshire Partnership Democratic Services Officer  Email:

Link: link to watch the meeting remotely. If you plan to attend physically please contact Kevin Jacob

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Apologies for absence; declarations of interest and Chair's announcement


Minutes pdf icon PDF 424 KB

To adopt as a correct record the minutes of the Future Oxfordshire Partnership meeting held on 19 July 2021.



Public participation

Asking a question and addressing the Partnership
Questions or requests to make an address (in full and in writing) must be received by 5pm on 14 September 2021, three clear working days before the Future Oxfordshire Partnership meeting.

Questions and addresses should be no longer than one side of A4 paper in Arial 12 font. The address or question will be circulated to the Partnership and public speakers will be invited to speak at the meeting. Written submissions may also be read out by the Chair or Democratic Services Officer where requested or if the person making the request for public speaking is not able to attend the meeting. A response may be given at the meeting or a written answer supplied. The Chair will have discretion to manage the public participation procedure as they see appropriate. Questions and notice of addresses must be submitted to


Note: This meeting may be recorded for live broadcast. At the start of the meeting the Chair will confirm the meeting is being filmed. By registering to speak you are consenting to being recorded and to the use of those video and audio recordings for webcasting.



Future Oxfordshire Partnership Scrutiny Panel update

To receive any recommendations from the Future Oxfordshire Partnership Scrutiny Panel meeting held on 13 September 2021.


Additional documents:


Oxfordshire Economic Recovery Plan Update pdf icon PDF 337 KB

For information: To consider an update on the progress of the Oxfordshire Economic Recovery Plan, overseen by the Economic Recovery Task Group, and the headline performance of the Oxfordshire economy as it emerges from the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Additional documents:


Housing and Growth Deal Reports


Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal Progress Report - Quarter 1, Year 4 pdf icon PDF 254 KB



For information: To receive the Quarter 1, Year 4 progress report for the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal and endorse any amendments to the programmes of work as necessary.



Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal Financial Report - Quarter 1, Year 4

For information: To receive a financial summary for Year 4, Quarter 1 for the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal.


Additional documents:


Housing Advisory Group update

For information: To receive an update from the Housing Advisory Group. 


Additional documents:


Oxfordshire Plan 2050 Advisory Group update pdf icon PDF 173 KB

For information: To receive an update from the Oxfordshire Plan 2050 Advisory Group.  Summary notes from the meetings held on 15 July 2021 and 12 August 2021 are attached.


Additional documents:


Environment Advisory Group update pdf icon PDF 173 KB

For information: To receive an update from the Environment Advisory Group. Summary notes from the meeting held on 3 August 2021 are attached.


The Oxford to Cambridge Arc Vision Consultation pdf icon PDF 252 KB

For action: To consider a draft response on behalf of the Future Oxfordshire Partnership to HM Government’s consultation on a draft Vision for the Oxford to Cambridge Arc.

Additional documents:


Oxford to Cambridge Arc Update

For information: To receive any relevant updates from the Future Oxfordshire Partnership Director concerning developments within the Oxford to Cambridge Arc.



Future Oxfordshire Partnership Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 158 KB

For information: To note and comment on the Future Oxfordshire Partnership’s Forward Plan. 



Updates on matters relevant to the Future Oxfordshire Partnership

Future Oxfordshire Partnership members and officers may verbally update the Partnership on progress on matters previously before the Partnership for consideration, listed in the forward plan, or relevant to the Partnership’s future decisions.  This is for the sharing of information and no decisions will be taken. 



Appointment to England's Economic Heartland Strategic Transport Leadership Group pdf icon PDF 154 KB

For action: To note that England’s Economic Heartland has adopted a revised governance model, consolidating the Strategic Transport Forum and the Leaders Group meetings into one, provisionally titled the “Strategic Transport Leadership Board.”


The new Terms of Reference provide for the Future Oxfordshire Partnership to appoint one representative to the new Board as a non-voting associate member, and the meeting is asked to appoint a representative for 2021/2022.





Dates of next meetings

The dates of current confirmed Future Oxfordshire Partnership meetings are below. Please refer to for the most up to date information on times and locations.


·           23 November 2021

·           25 January 2022

·           22 March 2022

·           7 June 2022

·           26 July 2022