Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Buckinghamshire Council’s formal endorsement of The Buckinghamshire Growth Board’s draft response to government’s consultation on the Oxford to Cambridge Arc Spatial Framework Vision.


Following the launch of the Oxford Cambridge Arc Spatial Framework policy paper in February 2021, the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government launched the first of three proposed consultations.  This first consultation focussed on ‘Creating a Vision for the Ox-Cam Arc’ and the proposed scope of the sustainability appraisal.

Cabinet received a report that set out the context of the consultation and the proposed response from the Council. The draft response was attached to the Cabinet report.




(1)               That the draft response to the Oxford Cambridge Arc consultation be agreed.


(2)               That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director for Planning, Growth and Sustainability, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, to submit the final response to the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government, incorporating any further changes agreed at the Cabinet meeting.

Details of any conflict of interest declared: None.

Contact: Lisa Michelson Email:

Report author: Lisa Michelson

Publication date: 28/09/2021

Date of decision: 28/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 28/09/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 06/10/2021

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