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Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments


Declarations of Interest - Guidance note on back page of the agenda


Minutes pdf icon PDF 159 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 14 March 2019 and to receive information arising from them.


Petitions and Public Address


Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP)



A presentation from the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership followed by a question and answer session with a focus on the Skills Board.


Overview of the Adult Social Care Co-Production Programme pdf icon PDF 330 KB



This report has been requested by the Chair of Performance Scrutiny Committee and describes how the co-production programme is being implemented, managed and monitored in an Adult Services setting, what the impact and changes are to date, as well as  the expected outcomes.


The key areas covered include: why we are changing how we work; progress since September 2017; key projects and extending the reach of the programme.


The Committee is RECOMMENDED to note the report.


Review of S113 Agreement - Update from the Oxfordshire County and Cherwell District Councils Partnership Working Group pdf icon PDF 119 KB



This report provides an update with regards to the progress of the joint working partnership between Oxfordshire County and Cherwell District Councils. 


The Committee is RECOMMENDED to note the report and progress made through the Partnership.


Additional documents:


Household Recycling Rate Update Report pdf icon PDF 186 KB



The Quarter 3 Business Management and Monitoring Report 2018-19 reported that the status of the ‘Proportion of household waste reused, recycled or composted’ had moved from Green to Amber.  Our target is a 60% recycling and composting rate, and the report projected an end of year outturn of 58.58%.


While slightly under our target, this recycling and composting rate is still amongst the very best in England.  In 2017/18 Oxfordshire had a recycling rate of 57.2% and was the top ranked County Council Waste Disposal Authority (CCWDA) in the country.


Nationally recycling rates have stalled, and in some places started to decline, and Oxfordshire’s experience is in line with this national picture.  This report details some of the issues, and the action that we are taking to address them.


The Committee is RECOMMENDED to note the report and support the communications planned for 2019/20.



Scrutiny Annual Report 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 117 KB



The Scrutiny Annual Report provides a summary of the work of the Council's overview and scrutiny function in 2018-19. This function includes the council's three Overview and Scrutiny Committees and any joint scrutiny arrangements. The report will be considered by the Audit and Governance Committee and the Performance Scrutiny Committee prior to Council.


The Committee is RECOMMENDED to comment on the report prior to its presentation to Council for approval.

Additional documents:


Draft Outcomes Framework 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 295 KB



The Outcomes Framework is the mechanism by which progress towards OCC’s Corporate Plan priorities is measured and reported. The draft 2019-20 version at Annex A has been revised to reflect this year’s business activities and to incorporate improvements identified during routine review and engagement with members, particularly Performance Scrutiny Committee.


The Committee is RECOMMENDED to note the contents of this report and suggest any revisions to the draft Outcomes Framework ahead of Cabinet considering it for approval on 14 May.


New model for children's social care



To receive a presentation about development of a new model for children’s social care and the impact this will have on outcomes for children and families, as well as managing demand for services.



Transformation Sub-Committee Report pdf icon PDF 121 KB



The second meeting of the Joint Audit & Governance and Performance Scrutiny (Transformation) Sub-Committee took place on 18 April 2019. The Sub-Committee considered a quarterly performance report covering January – March 2019 and a presentation about the interface between the Cherwell Partnership and the Transformation Programme.


The Committee is RECOMMENDED to note the report.



Committee work programme pdf icon PDF 246 KB



To agree the committee’s work programme for future meetings based on key priorities and discussion in the meeting.