Local Plan Direction Correspondence

On 18 June the Council wrote a letter (48.9 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... informing the programme officer and inspectors of upcoming dates of Council meetings considering the Local Plan.

On 1 July the Council wrote a letter (248.7 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... to the programme officer and inspectors to provide an update on the emerging Local Plan and the report setting out options for progressing the plan that was considered at Scrutiny 19 June. The letter also sought clarrifcation on a number of matters relating the examination of the Oxford City Plan.

On 5 July the Council recieved the following letter (114.1 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... sent via email from the programme officer in response to the Councils letter dated 1 July.

On 10 July Cllr Sue Cooper received a letter (85.1 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... from Ian Hudspeth (Leader of Oxfordshire County Council) regarding the Local Plan Progress. 

There has been an update to the progress of the South Oxfordshire Local Plan following a meeting of Council on 18 July. Details of this can be found in this letter (63.6 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website...   sent to Growth Deal Members and local Council partners on 24 July. More information can be found in the Council Meeting Report  This link will take you to an external website... .  

On 22 July the Council received a letter from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) regarding the South Oxfordshire Local Plan this can be viewed here (281.8 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... . Councillor Sue Cooper responded to this letter on 30 July; the response letter can be viewed here (163.0 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website...

On 31 July Cllr Sue Cooper received a letter from James Mills leader of West Oxfordshire District Council, this can be veiwed here. (443.5 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website...  

On 8 August Cllr Sue Cooper received a letter from Cllr Susan Brown (Leader of Oxford City Council), this can be viewed here (88.2 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website...

On 9 August Cllr Sue Cooper received a letter from Cllr Debby Hallett (Deputy Leader of Vale of White Horse District Council), this can be viewed here (302.6 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website...

On 14 August the Council wrote a letter  (117.1 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... informing the programme officer and inspectors of upcoming dates of Council meetings considering the Local Plan.

On 19 August Cllr Sue Cooper and Cllr Robin Bennett wrote a letter (545.0 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... to the leader of Oxford City Council seeking clarification on issues relating to climate change, Oxfords unmet need and the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway. The Council has released a press statement relating to this letter which can be read here  This link will take you to an external website... .

On 20 August the Council wrote a letter (200.1 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website...  informing the programme officer and inspectors of the reason for delaying Council meetings considering the Local Plan until October.

On 26 August Cllr Sue Cooper received a response (86.6 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... to her letter (sent 30 July) from Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP. 

On 19 September Cllr Sue Cooper received a letter (2.9 MB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... from Prof Ian Chapman (CEO of UKAEA).

On 20 September a letter (108.7 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... was received from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG).

On 26 September a letter (101.5 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... was received from Cllr Ian Hudspeth (Leader of Oxfordshire County Council).

On 2 October Cllr Sue Cooper received a letter (153.8 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... from Cllr Emily Smith (Leader of Vale of White Horse District Council). 

On 6 October Cllr Sue Cooper received an email (107.6 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... from Cllr Susan Brown (Leader of Oxford City Council).  

On 8 October Adrianna Partridge (Acting Deputy Chief Executive - Transformation and Operations), on behalf of South Oxfordshire District Council, received a letter (187.7 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... from Andrew Down (Acting Deputy Chief Executive - Partnership and Planning) on behalf of Vale of White Horse District Council.

On 9 October Cllr Sue Cooper received a letter (49.8 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... from Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP (Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government).

On 10 October Mark Stone (Chief Executive of South Oxfordshire District Council) wrote a letter (93.7 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... to Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP (Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government).

On 10 October Mark Stone (Chief Executive of South Oxfordshire District Council) received a letter (80.6 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... from Emran Mian (Director General, Decentralisation and Growth, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government).

On 10 October South Oxfordshire District Council received a letter from West Oxfordshire District Council, this can be viewed here (59.8 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website...

On 14 October South Oxfordshire District Council wrote a letter to the programme officer and inspectors to keep them updated on matters relating to the emerging South Oxfordshire Local Plan (2034). This letter can be viewed here (158.1 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website...

On 15 October South Oxfordshire District Council recieved a letter from Layla Moran Member of Parliament for Oxford West and Abingdon, this can be viewed here (439.9 KB) PDF This link will take you to an external website...

On 16 October Mark Stone (Chief Executive of South Oxfordshire District Council) wrote a letter (237.8 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website...  to Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP (Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government).

On 24 October Mark Stone (Chief Executive of South Oxfordshire District Council) wrote a letter (261.6 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... to Emran Mian, Director General, Decentralisation and Growth, MCHLG 

On 24 October Mark Stone (Chief Executive of South Oxfordshire District Council) wrote a letter  (246.8 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... to Emran Mian, Director General, Decentralisation and Growth, MCHLG, regarding the emerging Oxford City Local Plan

On 7 January the council received a letter from Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government addressed to the Leader of the Council, Cllr Sue Cooper, which you can read here (114.0 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website...

On 11 January 2020- Mark Stone (Chief Executive of South Oxfordshire District Council) wrote a letter  (114.0 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... to Emran Mian, Director General, Decentralisation and Growth, MCHLG regarding South Oxfordshire's emerging Local Plan 2034. 

On 17 January 2020 - Cllr Sue Cooper wrote a letter (170.5 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website...  to Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government on behalf of her Cabinet and their groups, in response to his letter of 7 January.

On 11 February - Oxfordshire County Council voted to accept a possible government invitation to progress the emerging South Oxfordshire Local Plan 2034 - in response Cllr Sue Cooper issued a response.

On 14 February - following Oxfordshire County Council's decision, Cllr Sue Cooper wrote to The Rt Hon Robert Jenrick - here's Cllr Cooper's letter  This link will take you to an external website... .

On 3 March - Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State for the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government wrote a letter (118.7 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... to Cllr Sue Cooper.

On 4 March - Mark Stone, Chief Executive of South Oxfordshire District Council wrote a letter (268.9 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... to Emran Mian, Director General, Decentralisation and Growth at MCHLG

On Thursday 5 March Cabinet made its recommendations (97.3 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website... to Council.  

On Friday 13 March Emran Mian, Director General from the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government sent a letter to Mark Stone, Chief Executive of South Oxfordshire District Council.  A copy of the letter can be found here (92.5 KB) PDF  This link will take you to an external website...

Last reviewed: 15 - 05 - 2020

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