Place Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 7 February 2024 10.00 am

Venue: Room 2&3 - County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND. View directions

Contact: RIchard Doney  Email:

Link: video link:

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Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments


Declaration of Interests - see guidance note on the back page


Minutes pdf icon PDF 246 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 06 December 2023                  (PLOSC3) and to receive information arising from them.


The Committee is recommended to AGREE the minutes as a true and accurate record having raised any necessary amendments.


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 9.00 a.m. four working days before the meeting, i.e., 9.00 a.m. on Thursday 01 February 2024. Requests to speak should be sent to   


If you are speaking ‘virtually’, you may submit a written statement of your presentation to ensure that, if the technology fails, your views can still be taken into account. A written copy of your statement can be provided no later than 9.00 a.m. two working days before the meeting. Written submissions should be no longer than one A4 sheet.



Vision Zero (Road Safety) pdf icon PDF 316 KB

The Committee requested an update report on Vision Zero.  Cllr Andrew Gant, Cabinet member for Highways Management, has been invited to present the report.  Bill Cotton, Corporate Director for Environment and Place, and Paul Fermer, Director of Highways and Operations, have also been invited to attend to speak to the report and to answer the Committee’s questions. 


The report will be published on 31 January 2024 to coincide with the launch of the public consultation on the draft Vision Zero Strategy and Action Plan.


Please note that the consultation closes on 10 March 2024 and not, as said in paragraph 3 of the report, on 27 February.

Additional documents:


Action and Recommendation Tracker

The Committee is recommended to NOTE the action and recommendation tracker.


Cabinet Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 565 KB

The Committee is recommended to NOTE the Forward Plan and to identify any items it may wish to place on its work programmage.