Agenda and decisions

Venue: Virtual

Contact: Sue Whitehead  Tel: 07393 001213; E-Mail:

Link: video link to the meeting

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


An apology for absence was received from Councillor Liam Walker


Minutes pdf icon PDF 272 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 16 June 2020 (CA3) and to receive information arising from them.

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The Minutes of the Meeting held on 26 May 2020 were approved and signed as an accurate record.


Questions from County Councillors

Any county councillor may, by giving notice to the Proper Officer by 9 am two working days before the meeting, ask a question on any matter in respect of the Cabinet’s delegated powers.


The number of questions which may be asked by any councillor at any one meeting is limited to two (or one question with notice and a supplementary question at the meeting) and the time for questions will be limited to 30 minutes in total. As with questions at Council, any questions which remain unanswered at the end of this item will receive a written response.


Questions submitted prior to the agenda being despatched are shown below and will be the subject of a response from the appropriate Cabinet Member or such other councillor or officer as is determined by the Cabinet Member, and shall not be the subject of further debate at this meeting. Questions received after the despatch of the agenda, but before the deadline, will be shown on the Schedule of Addenda circulated at the meeting, together with any written response which is available at that time.


Question from Councillor John Howson to Councillor Yvonne Constance – see Annex 1.


Petitions and Public Address


Councillor Liz Brighouse, Opposition Leader – Agenda Item 6





Oxfordshire County Council Post COVID Planning: Restart, Recover, Renew pdf icon PDF 628 KB

Cabinet Member: Leader

Forward Plan Ref: 2020/096

Contact: Claire Taylor, Corporate Director Customers & Organisational Development Tel: 07919 367072


Report by Chief Executive (CA    ).


To set out the council’s approach to post covid recovery.


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Recommendations agreed, subject to amending recommendation 1.5 as follows:


Recognising and thanking that  To note that the council’s workforce has been key to the Oxfordshire response to the pandemic and to ask senior officers to ensure there are effective organisational development plans in place to engage, support and develop the workforce to address the short, medium and long-term consequences of COVID-19, including lessons learnt.





Forward Plan and Future Business pdf icon PDF 232 KB

Cabinet Member: All

Contact Officer: Sue Whitehead, Committee Services Manager Tel: 07393 001213


The Cabinet Procedure Rules provide that the business of each meeting at the Cabinet is to include “updating of the Forward Plan and proposals for business to be conducted at the following meeting”.   Items from the Forward Plan for the immediately forthcoming meetings of the Cabinet appear in the Schedule at CA7.  This includes any updated information relating to the business for those meetings that has already been identified for inclusion in the next Forward Plan update.


The Schedule is for noting, but Cabinet Members may also wish to take this opportunity to identify any further changes they would wish to be incorporated in the next Forward Plan update.


The Cabinet is RECOMMENDED to note the items currently identified for forthcoming meetings.

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The Cabinet considered a list of items (CA) for the immediately forthcoming meetings of the Cabinet together with changes and additions set out in the schedule of addenda.