The Future Oxfordshire Partnership Scrutiny Panel, (formerly the Oxfordshire Growth Board Scrutiny Panel) - Monday, 17 January 2022 6.30 pm

Venue: Virtual meeting viewable by weblink

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

Link: link to watch the meeting

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Apologies for absence, substitutes; declarations of interest, Chair's announcements


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 381 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 23 November 2021.


Public participation

Members of the public may submit an address or question in writing to the Scrutiny Panel, where full notice of the question or address is given to the secretariat no later than 17:00 on Tuesday 11 January 2022.  Questions and addresses submitted should be no longer than one side of A4 paper in Arial 12 font. The address or question will be circulated to the Panel and public speakers will be invited to speak at the virtual 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. Questions and notice of addresses must be submitted to


Note: This meeting may be recorded for live broadcast via the Future Oxfordshire Partnership’s YouTube Channel - 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.


Additional documents:


Oxfordshire Connect Rail Programme pdf icon PDF 773 KB

To consider an update for Future Oxfordshire Partnership on progress with the Oxfordshire Connect Rail Programme.


Future Oxfordshire Partnership response to Scrutiny Panel recommendations pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To consider the Future Oxfordshire Partnership’s response to the recommendations from the Scrutiny Panel meeting held on 23 November 2021.


Oxfordshire Infrastructure Strategy (OxIS)- Stage 1 pdf icon PDF 247 KB

To consider a report to the Future Oxfordshire Partnership setting out the outcomes of the Stage 1 report for the Oxfordshire Infrastructure Strategy and confirm scope of Stage 2.


Additional documents:


Delivering a Zero Carbon Oxfordshire Route Map and Action Plan Proposal pdf icon PDF 316 KB

To consider a report to the Future Oxfordshire Partnership setting out  proposals from the Environment Advisory Group concerning the next steps that can be taken following the recently published “Pathways to a Zero Carbon Oxfordshire Report.”


Feedback from Joint meeting with the Oxfordshire Health and Wellbeing Board pdf icon PDF 201 KB

To consider a report to the Future Oxfordshire Partnership setting out feedback and any actions arising from a joint meeting between the Future Oxfordshire Partnership and the Oxfordshire Health and Wellbeing Board.



Housing and Growth Deal Reports


Infrastructure Advisory Group update

To receive an update from the Infrastructure Advisory Group held on 12 January 2022.



Oxfordshire Plan 2050 Advisory Group update pdf icon PDF 287 KB

To receive the summary notes from the meeting of the Oxfordshire Plan Advisory Group 2050 held on 18 November 2021.


Environment Advisory Group update pdf icon PDF 275 KB

To receive the summary notes of the meeting of the Environment Advisory Group held on 26 November 2021.


Partnerships network pdf icon PDF 215 KB

To consider a report to the Future Oxfordshire Partnership setting out an update on partnership activities linked to the Future Oxfordshire Partnership, with an illustration of how they are related.

Additional documents:


Oxford to Cambridge Arc Update

To receive any relevant update from the Director of the Future Oxfordshire Partnership concerning developments within the Oxford to Cambridge Arc.


Work programme for the Scrutiny Panel and action log - January 2022 pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To discuss the draft work programme for the Panel and status of actions from the previous meeting.


Additional documents:


Dates of next meetings

The dates of future Scrutiny Panel meetings are below. Please refer to for the most up to date information on times and locations.


·           Tuesday 15 March 2022

·           Tuesday 31 May 2022(now 7 June 2022)

·           Tuesday 19 July 2022


Proposed meeting dates for September 2022 to July 2023.


·           Tuesday 20 September 2022

·           Tuesday 22 November 2022

·           Wednesday 18 January 2023

·           Monday 13 March 2023

·           Tuesday 6 June 2023

·           Tuesday 18 July 2023


Recommendation: That the Future Oxfordshire Partnership Scrutiny Panel note the dates of proposed meetings September 2022 to July 2023.