The Future Oxfordshire Partnership - Monday, 20 March 2023 2.00 pm

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

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


No. Item


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


Minutes pdf icon PDF 327 KB

To adopt as a correct record the minutes of the Future Oxfordshire Partnership meeting held on 23 January 2023.



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 Tuesday 14 March 2023,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.


Additional documents:


Future Oxfordshire Partnership Scrutiny Panel update

For action: To receive any recommendations from the Future Oxfordshire Partnership Scrutiny Panel meeting held on 13 March 2023.


Additional documents:


Pathways to Zero Carbon Oxfordshire Joint Action Plan pdf icon PDF 251 KB

For action: To receive a report from City Science on the Oxfordshire Net Zero Route Map and Action Plan.



Additional documents:


Arrangements for Managing the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Action: To consider an update on revised reporting requirements to HM Government relating to the Homes from Infrastructure Programme. 

Additional documents:


Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal Financial Report: Update at end of Quarter 3 2022/2033 pdf icon PDF 221 KB

For information: To receive a financial summary for Quarter 3, Year 5 for the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal.


Additional documents:


Oxfordshire's Visitor Economy pdf icon PDF 424 KB

For note: To consider a report concerning Oxfordshire’s Visitor Economy. The report provides an update on progress of the £1.64 million Visitor Economy Renaissance Programme and also highlights potential destination management changes in relation to Government’s response to the independent review of destination management organisations (DMOs) in England.


Oxfordshire Strategic Economic Plan 2023 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

For information: To receive a presentation setting out an update on the emerging Strategic Economic Plan for Oxfordshire, which includes the undertaking of an independent economic review.


Advisory Group updates


Infrastructure Advisory Group update pdf icon PDF 409 KB

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

Summary notes from the meeting held on 9 January 2023 as are attached and a verbal update on the meeting held on 27 February 2023 will be given by the Chair.



Housing Advisory Group update

For information: To receive an update from the Chair of the Housing Advisory Group form the meeting held on 28 February 2023.



Environment Advisory Group update

For information: To receive an update from the Chair of the Environment Advisory Group on the meeting held on 2 March 2023.



Future Oxfordshire Partnership Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 296 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 Board 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. 



Verbal reports from key strategic partnerships supporting delivery of the Oxfordshire Strategic Vision

For information: To receive reports from other partnerships supporting the delivery of the Oxfordshire Strategic Vision.





Dates of next meetings

The dates of Future Oxfordshire Partnership meetings are below. Please refer to

for the most up to date information on times and locations.


·           Monday 13 June 2023

·           Tuesday 25 July 2023


Proposed meeting dates for September 2023 to March 2024.


·           Tuesday 26 September 2023

·           Tuesday 28 November 2023

·           Tuesday 30 January 2024

·           Wednesday 20 March 2024


Recommendation: That the Future Oxfordshire Partnership note the dates of proposed meetings September 2023 to March 2024.