Decisions

Decisions published

15/09/2020 - Apologies for Absence ref: 8445    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 15/09/2020

Decision:

None


15/09/2020 - Declarations of Interest ref: 8446    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 15/09/2020

Decision:

None

 


15/09/2020 - Minutes ref: 8447    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 15/09/2020

Decision:

Agreed.


15/09/2020 - Questions from County Councillors ref: 8448    For Determination

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 15/09/2020

Decision:

See attached Annex


15/09/2020 - Petitions and Public Address ref: 8449    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 15/09/2020

Decision:

Item 6 – Councillor John Sanders

 

Item  8 John Riches, Chair of Oxfordshire Association of Special School Headteachers (OASSH)

Councillor Emma Turnbull, Shadow Cabinet member for Education (5 mins)

 

Item 9 - Councillor Liz Brighouse, Chairman of Performance Scrutiny Committee

Councillor Glynis Phillips, Shadow Cabinet Member Finance (5 mins)

 

Item 10 - Councillor Glynis Phillips

 


15/09/2020 - Forward Plan and Future Business ref: 8451    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 15/09/2020

Decision:

Noted


15/09/2020 - Capital Programme Monitoring Report - June 2020 ref: 8443    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Financial report on capital spending against budget allocations, including any necessary capital programme approvals.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 24/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendation agreed.

Lead officer: Hannah Doney


15/09/2020 - Delegated Powers - September 2020 ref: 8452    Recommendations Approved

To report on a quarterly basis any executive decisions taken under the specific powers and functions delegated under the terms of Part 7.1 (Scheme of Delegation to Officers) of the Council’s Constitution – Paragraph 6.3(c)(i).  It is not for Scrutiny call-in.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 15/09/2020

Decision:

Noted

Lead officer: Sue Whitehead


15/09/2020 - Workforce Report and Staffing Data - Quarter 1 - April - June 2020 ref: 8444    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Quarterly staffing report providing details of key people numbers and analysis of main changes since the previous report.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 24/09/2020

Decision:

Noted

Lead officer: Sarah Currell


15/09/2020 - Bicester Local Cycling & Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) ref: 8440    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To seek approval of the Bicester Local Cycling & Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) including its walking and cycling network plan, policies and targets (final draft following consultation).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 24/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendations agreed.

Lead officer: Patrick Lingwood


15/09/2020 - SEND High Needs Funding ref: 8450    Recommendations Approved

To seek agreement to the uplift in High Needs funding.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 15/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendationns agreed

Lead officer: Graham Pirt


15/09/2020 - Business Management & Monitoring Report - July 2020 ref: 8442    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To note and seek agreement of the report.

 

Joint Responsibility: Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Finance.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 24/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendation agreed

Lead officer: Hannah Doney, Louise Tustian


15/09/2020 - Assumption of Powers in Relation to the Control and Prevention of Coronavirus - Oxfordshire County Council Responsibilities Under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restriction) (England) (NO.3) Regulations 2020 ref: 8441    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

To seek agreement to:

 

1.    assume responsibilities granted under The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restriction) (England) (No.3) Regulations 2020 giving local authorities powers relating to the control and prevention of coronavirus; and

 

2.    delegate powers to the City and District Councils in accordance with the above regulations.

 

Joint Responsibilities: Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care & Public Health

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Made at meeting: 15/09/2020 - Cabinet

Decision published: 16/09/2020

Effective from: 24/09/2020

Lead officer: Sukdave Ghuman


11/09/2020 - Corporate Governance and Socially Responsible Investment ref: 8439    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Noted.


11/09/2020 - Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments ref: 8421    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Ian Corkin and Councillor Lawrie Stratford.


11/09/2020 - Overview of Past and Current Investment Position ref: 8437    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

The Committee received the report.


11/09/2020 - Overview and Outlook for Investment Markets ref: 8436    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

The Committee received the report.


11/09/2020 - Budget Outturn 2019/20 ref: 8434    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendations Agreed.


11/09/2020 - Annual Report and Accounts ref: 8433    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendations Agreed.


11/09/2020 - GMP Reconciliation Project ref: 8432    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendations Agreed.


11/09/2020 - Administration Report ref: 8431    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendations Agreed.

 

Note:  The Committee thanked staff for their hard work and efforts towards end of year.


11/09/2020 - Risk Register ref: 8430    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendations Agreed.


11/09/2020 - Governance Review ref: 8429    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendations Agreed, subject to Sean Collins approving the fees in relation to recommendation (b).


11/09/2020 - Climate Change Policy Implementation Plan Update ref: 8428    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendations Agreed.


11/09/2020 - Review of the Annual Business Plan 2020/21 ref: 8427    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendations Agreed.


11/09/2020 - Declarations of Interest - see guidance note ref: 8422    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

There were none.


11/09/2020 - Minutes ref: 8423    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 5 June 2020 were approved and signed subject to amending ‘Johnson’ with ‘Johnston’ and ‘Alister’ with ‘Alistair’ in the list of attendance.


11/09/2020 - Petitions and Public Address ref: 8424    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

The Committee received a public address from Mr Karl Wallendszus on behalf of Fossil Free Oxfordshire.


11/09/2020 - Minutes of the Local Pension Board ref: 8425    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Noted.


11/09/2020 - Report of the Local Pension Board ref: 8426    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendations Agreed, subject to the Committee officer checking the requirements surrounding draft minutes.


11/09/2020 - EXEMPT ITEMS ref: 8435    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

The Committee RESOLVED that the public be excluded for the duration of items 16,17 and 18 in the Agenda since it was likely that if they were present during those items there would be disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) and specified in relation to the respective items in the Agenda and since it is considered that, in all the circumstances of each case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

THE REPORTS RELATING TO THE EXEMPT ITEMS WERRE PUBLIC. ANY EXEMPT INFORMATION WILL BE REPORTED ORALLY.

 


11/09/2020 - Summary by the Independent Financial Adviser ref: 8438    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Pension Fund Committee

Made at meeting: 11/09/2020 - Pension Fund Committee

Decision published: 15/09/2020

Effective from: 11/09/2020

Decision:

Noted.


07/09/2020 - Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments ref: 8389    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning & Regulation Committee

Made at meeting: 07/09/2020 - Planning & Regulation Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 07/09/2020

Decision:

Councillor Damian Haywood (Councillor Glynis Phillips)


07/09/2020 - Declarations of Interest - see guidance note opposite ref: 8390    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning & Regulation Committee

Made at meeting: 07/09/2020 - Planning & Regulation Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 07/09/2020

Decision:

None declared


07/09/2020 - Relevant Development Plan and Other Policies ref: 8416    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning & Regulation Committee

Made at meeting: 07/09/2020 - Planning & Regulation Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 07/09/2020

Decision:

No decision required.


07/09/2020 - Minutes ref: 8393    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning & Regulation Committee

Made at meeting: 07/09/2020 - Planning & Regulation Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 07/09/2020

Decision:

Approved

 

Minute 27/20 – Swannybrook Farm, Kingston Bagpuize, Abingdon

 

Officers advised that although all further investigation work requested by Committee in July had been done it had not been possible to complete all the analysis work including the independent traffic survey, which had only been concluded a few days before.  Therefore, it had not been possible to bring a report back to this meeting but a report would be made to the October meeting.


07/09/2020 - Petitions and Public Address ref: 8394    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning & Regulation Committee

Made at meeting: 07/09/2020 - Planning & Regulation Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 07/09/2020

Decision:

6.         Serving of the Prohibition Order for the review of the Mineral Planning Permission (ROMP) at Thrupp Farm and Thrupp Lane, Radley, Oxfordshire

 

            Richard Dudding

Roger Thomas

Andrew Coker

Nick Dunn

 

7.         White Cross Farm, Reading Road, Wallingford – MW.0033/18

 

            Simon Rees

            Councillor Mark Gray


07/09/2020 - Chairman's Updates ref: 8395    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning & Regulation Committee

Made at meeting: 07/09/2020 - Planning & Regulation Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 07/09/2020

Decision:

None


07/09/2020 - Serving of the Prohibition Order for the Review of the Mineral Planning Permission (ROMP) at Thrupp Farm and Thrupp Lane, Radley, Oxfordshire ref: 8414    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning & Regulation Committee

Made at meeting: 07/09/2020 - Planning & Regulation Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 07/09/2020

Decision:

Approved


07/09/2020 - Planning Application to allow the development of an offline River Thames marina basin with fixed and floating pontoon moorings for approximately 280 boats, slipway, secure and public car parking, refuelling and pump-out dock, refuse and recycling are ref: 8415    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Planning & Regulation Committee

Made at meeting: 07/09/2020 - Planning & Regulation Committee

Decision published: 11/09/2020

Effective from: 07/09/2020

Decision:

Approved subject to amendments in bold and strike through text.


08/09/2020 - Report of the Cabinet ref: 8402    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Council received the report of the Cabinet.


08/09/2020 - Appointment of Monitoring Officer ref: 8404    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

The Recommendations were agreed nem con.


08/09/2020 - Revised Budget 2020/2021 ref: 8405    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendations agreed by 31 votes to 30.


08/09/2020 - Motion by Councillor Deborah Mcilveen ref: 8407    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Motion Carried by 51 votes to 0, with 10 abstnstions.


08/09/2020 - Motion by Councillor Nicholas Field Johnston ref: 8409    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

The amendment by Councillor Tim Bearder was lost by 38 votes to 28.

 

The Substantive Motion was carried nem con.


08/09/2020 - Motion by Councillor Charles Mathew ref: 8410    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

The time being 4.05 pm, this Motion was considered dropped in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 15.1.

 


08/09/2020 - Motion by Councillor Tim Bearder ref: 8408    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Motion lost by 34 votes to 25, with 2 abstentions.


08/09/2020 - Motion by Councillor Jane Hanna ref: 8411    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

The time being 4.05 pm, this Motion was considered dropped in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 15.1.

 


08/09/2020 - Questions with Notice from Members of the Council ref: 8401    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

34 questions with Notice were asked.  Details of the questions and answers and supplementary questions and answers will be set out in the Annex to the minutes.

 

In relation to Question 2, Councillor Heathcoat undertook to provide Councillor Emily Smith with a written answer clarifying whether over half of the money had been paid into the scheme has gone back to be Treasury and therefore had not been spent on training and education in Oxfordshire.

 

In relation to question 6, Councillor Walker invited Councillor Webber to email him with any particular concerns regarding the linking up of reporting tools.

 

In relation to question 7, Councillor Lindsay-Gale undertook to provide Councillor Hanna with a full written response, which had been omitted to her original question.

 

In relation to question 10, Councillor Lindsay-Gale undertook to provide Councillor Buckley with a written response detailing what was going to happen to the additional grant from government to compensate for additional costs from Covid.

 

In relation to Question 12, Councillor Constance undertook to provide Councillor Emily Smith with a written answer to explain why Bicester and Whitney scored higher than Abington or any other market town, together with the lists of projects that missed out on inclusion in the Tranche 2 bid, to help Seek alternative funding.

 

In relation to Question 18, Councillor Stratford undertook to provide Councillor Hannaby with a copy of the plans referred to in the answer, together with an explanation as to what monitoring would be taking place in relation supporting the vulnerable.

 

In relation to Question 20, Councillor Constance undertook to provide Councillor Phillips with a written answer detailing what the section 106 monies received from the Neilson site had been used on.

 

In relation to Question 2, Councillor Lindsay-Gale undertook to provide Councillor Turnbull with a written answer detailing school attendance figures for the first week of September in Oxfordshire.

 

In relation to question 24, Councillor Constance undertook to provide Councillor Sudbury with a written response detailing the projected emissions cuts in this decade and if they did not meet the 45% target, some detail about how and what the council and its partners were going to do to meet it.

 

In relation to question 25, Councillor Constance undertook to provide Councillor Pressel with a written answer to the question of when the Thames towpath was to be prioritised and by whom.

 

In relation to Question 27, Councillor Lindsay-Gale undertook to ask the Regional Schools Commissioner to provide Councillor Pressel with the answer she required.

 

In relation to Question 29, Councillor Constance undertook to provide Councillor Fawcett with a written answer detailing whether there was any evidence to suggest that repainting the cycle lanes improved safety or encouraged more cycling.

 

In relation to Question 31, Councillor Constance undertook to provide Councillor Leffman with a written response detailing how much of the emitted carbon at Ardley was recycled and how much ended up in the atmosphere.

 

In relation to Question 32, Counsellor Constance undertook to meet with Councillor Roberts, Councillor Liam Walker, Lee Turner and the new officer to discuss the matter further.

 

In relation to Question 33, Councillor Constance undertook to provide Councillor Roz Smith with a written answer detailing whether there was a remedial budget for the access to Headington works.


08/09/2020 - Questions with Notice from Members of the Public ref: 8400    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

There were none.


08/09/2020 - Petitions and Public Address ref: 8399    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Councillor received a public Address from Mr Ashley Smith on behalf of Windrush Against Sewage Pollution in support of the Motion by Councillor Nicholas Field-Johnson.


08/09/2020 - Appointments ref: 8397    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

There were none.


08/09/2020 - Official Communications ref: 8398    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Council paid tribute and held a minute’s silence in Memory of former Leader of Council Keith Mitchell and former County Councillor Maureen Hastings.

 

Council received an update from the Chairman on COVID19. It congratulated and paid tribute to staff and the community on their tremendous efforts and response during the Coronavirus pandemic.

 

 


08/09/2020 - Apologies for Absence ref: 8392    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

There were none.


08/09/2020 - Minutes ref: 8391    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 14 July 2020 were approved and signed as an accurate record.


08/09/2020 - Motion by Councillor Bob Johnston ref: 8412    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

The time being 4.05 pm, this Motion was considered dropped in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 15.1.

 


08/09/2020 - Treasury Management 2019/20 Outturn ref: 8406    Recommendations Approved

To review Treasury Management activity in 2019/20 in accordance with the CIPFA code of practice.

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

Recommendations agreed nem con.


08/09/2020 - Motion by Councillor Liz Brighouse ref: 8413    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

The time being 4.05 pm, this Motion was considered dropped in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 15.1.

 


08/09/2020 - Update report from the Leader of the Council following a meeting of Oxfordshire Local Authority leaders and the Chair of Oxfordshire LEP with Simon Clarke MP (Minister of state -Housing, Communities and Local Government) on the 7th September. ref: 8403    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: County Council

Made at meeting: 08/09/2020 - County Council

Decision published: 10/09/2020

Effective from: 08/09/2020

Decision:

The business included at Item 10 of the agenda had been added to update Members on the outcome of a meeting due to be held 7 September 2020 with the Minister of Housing, Communities and Local Government. That meeting had been postponed due to a clash of urgent parliamentary business and therefore there was no update to give. The Chairman therefore, in the interests of the efficiency of Council business, exercised his powers as Chairman under Article 1, paragraph 4.2 of the Constitution having consulted the Monitoring Officer to postpone the item until a meeting with the Minister had occurred.