Decision details

Decision details

Community Governance Review - Headington Neighbourhood Plan referendum area

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


February 2019 - The initial report will set out the timetable for the community governance review in the area covered by the Headington neighbourhood plan. The request has come from the Forum asking the Council to consult on setting up a new parish following the yes vote in the plan referendum in 2017.


October/ November 2019 - Report to Council on consultation outcomes and recommendation.


Delayed due to General Election preparation December 2019, then re-scheduled for March 2020.


Decision taken under emergency powers end March 2020.


Council considered a report of the Head of Law and Governance setting out details of a request to create a community council in the area covered by the 2017 Headington neighbourhood plan referendum and the proposed terms of reference and consultation.


Councillor Brown, Leader of the Council, presented the report with changes to Appendix 1: Who carries out the Review?...meeting of Council in October 2019 and confirmed that an email address/ weblink would be included on the pamphlet.


Councillors for the Headington area asked that all city and county councillors in the CGR area see the draft pamphlet before it was issued.


Councillor Brown moved the recommendations which were agreed on being seconded and put to the vote.


Council resolved to agree the terms of reference for the community governance review for the Headington area as set out in the report.


Report author: Martin John

Publication date: 06/03/2019

Date of decision: 13/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 13/02/2019 - Council

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