Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber - County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND. View directions

Contact: Khalid Ahmed, Committee Officer  Tel: 07990 368048 E-Mail:  khalid.ahmed@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Link: videolink to meeting

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments

2.

Declaration of Interests - see guidance note on the back page

3.

Petitions and Public Address

Members of the public who wish to speak at this meeting can attend the meeting in person or ‘virtually’ through an online connection. To facilitate ‘hybrid’ meetings we are asking that requests to speak are submitted by no later than 9am four working days before the meeting i.e., 9am on Monday 26 September 2022. Requests to speak should be sent to  khalid.ahmed@oxfordshire.gov.uk

 

If you are speaking ‘virtually’, you may submit 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 9am 2 working days before the meeting. Written submissions should be no longer than 1 A4 sheet

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 327 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 17 June 2022 and to receive information arising from them.

5.

Property Strategy pdf icon PDF 1 MB

10.10

 

The Cabinet is scheduled to consider the Property Strategy in November. The Committee is asked to consider the current proposals.

 

Cllr Calum Miller, Cabinet Member for Finance, Claire Taylor, Corporate Director – Customers, Organisational Development and Resources, and Vic Kurzeja, Director of Joint Property Services, have been invited to present the report and answer questions.

 

The Committee is recommended to consider the report and having raised any questions, to AGREE any recommendations it wishes to make to Cabinet accordingly.

 

6.

Local Government Association Communications Peer Review pdf icon PDF 183 KB

11.10

 

To receive the recommendations from the peer review and to receive a presentation updating on work undertaken to date in response.

 

Susannah Wintersgill, Director of Strategy, Insight and Communications, will attend and give a short PowerPoint presentation on the Council’s response to the recommendation and actions taken so far.

 

Cllr Glynis Phillips, Cabinet Member for Corporate Services, and Claire Taylor, Corporate Director – Customers, Organisational Development and Resources will also be available to answer questions.

 

The Committee is recommended to consider the report and, having raised any questions, to AGREE any recommendations it wishes to make to Cabinet accordingly.

7.

Citizens' Jury pdf icon PDF 7 MB

11.45

 

The Committee has been requested by Cabinet to review the Citizens’ Jury report, detailing participant experience, the findings, and to consider whether and potentially how the Council might take the recommendations on board for future consultations.

 

Report authors Alison Chisholm, Qualitative Researcher at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences and Juliet Carpenter, Research Fellow at Kellogg College, will present the report.

 

Members of the Citizens’ Jury have been invited to attend in order to answer questions. Cllr Glynis Phillips, Cabinet Member for Corporate Services, Claire Taylor, Corporate Director – Customers, Organisational Development and Resources, and John Disley, Head of Transport Policy, will also be available to answer questions.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to

 

i)        AGREE which recommendations from the report it endorses and inform Cabinet accordingly

ii)       AGREE any further recommendations it wishes to make to Cabinet

 

NB the document is best read in two page mode, side-by-side.

8.

Work Programme 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 270 KB

12.45

 

To receive an update on the Committee’s proposed work programme for 2022/23.

 

The Committee is recommended to AGREE the proposed work programme

9.

Cabinet Responses to Performance and Corporate Services Recommendations pdf icon PDF 109 KB

1.00

 

The Committee is asked to NOTE the Cabinet’s responses made to:

 

-         EDI Action Plan

10.

Action and Recommendation Tracker pdf icon PDF 160 KB

1.10

 

The Committee is asked to NOTE the progress of previous recommendations and actions having raised any questions on the contents.