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EDM (Early Day Motion) 923: tabled on 21 February 2007

Tabled in the 2006-07 session.

This motion has been signed by 15 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Oxfordshire County Council on achieving an overall Excellent rating in its most recent Comprehensive Performance Assessment by the Audit Commission; notes that in doing so the Council has achieved its aim of reducing council tax rises to only 4 per cent. two years ahead of target, has achieved efficiency savings of £5 million in 2005-06, has successfully combined back office and support services into one shared service centre and is on course to achieve gross savings of £27 million over eight years, is now recycling more than a third of household waste in the county, is helping more people live independently at home, is delivering children's services which are judged to be `good with an excellent capacity to improve'; and has recently helped deliver the magificent Oxford Castle regeneration project in partnership with the private sector which includes hotels, restaurants and a heritage centre and was opened by HM The Queen in 2006; and notes that this demonstrates the determination of Oxfordshire County Council to deliver high quality, cost-effective services to local residents.