Issue details

Issue details

Review of Glyphosate Use by Oxford Direct Services to manage weeds on behalf of Oxford Cty Council

Following a decision by some councils in England to end the use of Glyphosate, a review was commissioned in August 2023 looking at the use of Glyphosate in Oxford by the ODS Parks and Opens Spaces team and examining in detail the cost and effectiveness of alternative weed treatments being trialled in some other council areas across the UK. Cabinet is will be advised of the findings of the review and recommendations over the use of Glyphosate to manage weeds in the city.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/11/2023

Decision due: 13 Dec 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Citizen Focused Services and Council Companies, Cabinet Member for Zero Carbon Oxford and Climate Justice

Lead director: Head of Corporate Strategy

Department: Corporate Strategy

Contact: Mish Tullar, Head of Corporate Strategy Email:

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