Agenda and decisions

Venue: Virtual

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

Link: video link to meeting

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Councillor Ian Corkin


Minutes pdf icon PDF 349 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 13 October 2020 (CA3) and to receive information arising from them.

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Agreed subject to the following amendment, shown in strikethrough and italics, to the Annex to the Minutes:


It was noted that there were no supplementary questions on Questions 2 & 3. above as Councillor Bearder had had no opportunity to not read the response.



Petitions and Public Address pdf icon PDF 182 KB

This Cabinet meeting will be held virtually in order to conform with current guidelines regarding social distancing. Normally requests to speak at this public meeting are required by 9 am on the day preceding the published date of the meeting. However, during the current situation and to facilitate these new arrangements we are asking that requests to speak are submitted by no later than 9am four working days before the meeting i.e. 9 am on [DATE]. Requests to speak should be sent to together with a written statement of your presentation to ensure that if the technology fails then your views can still be taken into account. A written copy of your statement can be provided no later than 9 am 2 working days before the meeting.


Where a meeting is held virtually and the addressee is unable to participate virtually their written submission will be accepted.


Written submissions should be no longer than 1 A4 sheet.


Item 6 – Councillor Liz Brighouse

Councillor Glynis Phillips


Item 7 – Councillor Glynis Phillips



Business Management & Monitoring Report - September 2020 pdf icon PDF 955 KB

Cabinet Member: Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Finance

Forward Plan Ref: 2020/094

Contact: Louise Tustian, Head of Insight & Corporate Programmes Tel: 07741 607452/Hannah Doney, Head of Corporate Finance Tel: 07584 174654


Report by Corporate Director Customers & Organisational Development and Director of Finance (CA   ).


This report sets out Oxfordshire County Council’s (OCC’s) progress towards

Corporate Plan priorities for 2020/21 - September 2020.


Cabinet is RECOMMENDED to note this month’s business management and monitoring report.


Recommendations agreed.


Treasury Management Mid-Term Review (2020/21) pdf icon PDF 713 KB

Cabinet Member: Finance

Forward Plan Ref: 2020/093

Contact: Tim Chapple, Treasury Manager Tel: 07917 262935


Report by Director of Finance (CA7).


The report sets out the Treasury Management activity undertaken in the first half of the financial year 2020/21 in compliance with the CIPFA Code of Practice.  The report includes Debt and Investment activity, Prudential Indicator monitoring and forecast interest receivable and payable for the financial year.


Cabinet is RECOMMENDED to:


(a)             note the report, and

(b)             recommend Council to note the Council’s Mid-Term Treasury Management Review 2020/21.


Recommendations agreed.


Workforce Report and Staffing Data - Quarter 2 - July - September 2020 pdf icon PDF 701 KB

Cabinet Member: Deputy Leader of the Council

Forward Plan Ref: 2020/095

Contact: Sarah Currell, HR Manager – Business Systems Tel: 07867 467793


Report by Director of Human Resources (CA8).


The report provides an update on key HR activities during Quarter 2 (1st July – 30th September 2020) along with a refreshed workforce profile at Appendix 1 and absence data including COVID related absence data which is provided at Appendix 2.


Cabinet is RECOMMENDED to note the report.

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Forward Plan and Future Business pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Cabinet Member: All

Contact Officer: Sue Whitehead, Principal Committee Officer 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 CA.  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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