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Official correspondence

Here’s a list of official correspondence sent and received in the last 12 months for Vale of White Horse District Council:

19 November 2022: Letter from Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, to local authority leaders about housing standards in rented properties.

18 November 2022: Letter from Cllr Povolotsky to Thames Water in response to their letter on 4 November.

17 November 2022: Cllr Smith received a letter from Mark Stone, Chief Executive of South Oxfordshire District Council, about a boundary review of Great Western Park in Didcot.

11 November 2022: Letter from Cllr Leffman in response to Cllr Smith’s letter about Lodge Hill infrastructure funding.

10 November 2022: Cllr Smith wrote a letter to Cllr Leffman, Leader of Oxfordshire County Council, about Lodge Hill infrastructure funding.

4 November 2022: Letter from Thames Water in response to Cllr Povolotsky’s letter on 3 November 2022.

3 November 2022: Cllr Povolotsky sent a response to Thames Water asking for more information in relation to the Drought Permit and the recent leakages.

1 November 2022: Letter from Thames Water in response to Cllr Povolotsky’s letter on 31 October.

31 October 2022: Cllr Povolotsky wrote to Thames Water for an update on their Drought Permit application in relation to Farmoor.

21 October 2022: Letter from Thames Water in response to Cllr Smith’s letter about the recent infrastructure failures.

12 October 2022: Emily Smith wrote a letter to Thames Water about the recent infrastructure failures and the impact it has had on Vale residents.

11 October 2022: Cllr Smith wrote a letter to Oxfordshire County Council Leader, Cllr Liz Leffman expressing concern over possible Investment Zones.

3 October 2022: Letter from Sovereign in response to Cllr Smith’s letter on maximising energy efficiency.

23 September 2022: Cllr Smith received a letter from Levelling Up Secretary on Investment Zones.

20 September 2022: Cllr Smith sent a letter to Sovereign on maximising energy efficiency in Sovereign homes within the district.

5 September 2022: Letter received from Eddie Hughes MP, Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing, on the launch of the rough sleeping strategy.

2 September 2022: Layla Moran wrote a letter in response to Cllr Smith’s letter of 20 July on the cost of living.

10 August 2022: Cllr Smith sent a letter to Cllr Wood, Chair of the Arc Leadership Group, setting out the council’s position in relation to the Oxford – Cambridge Arc.

3 August 2022: Cllr Smith received a letter in response to her cost of living letter of 20 July.

1 August 2022: Rt Hon Greg Clark MP wrote to council leaders on flexible use of capital receipts for transformation projects.

27 July 2022: Letter from the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities to the Arc Leadership Group in response to their letter on 30 June 2022.

21 July 2022: Letter regarding nutrient pollution from Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

20 July 2022: Cllr Smith wrote letters to Chancellor of the Exchequer, BEIS Secretary of State, David Johnston MP and Layla Moran MP on the rising cost of living.

5 July 2022: Letter received in response to Cllr Smith’s letter on amendments to the Highway Code.

1 July 2022: Letter received following the legal establishment of the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care Board.

30 June 2022: The Arc Leadership Group sent a letter to Rt Hon Michael Gove MP about the Oxford – Cambridge Arc.

27 May 2022: Letter sent to Cllr Gant at Oxfordshire County Council regarding changes to the Highway Code.

27 May 2022: Letter sent to Cllr Leffman at Oxfordshire county Council on Oxfordshire’s Transport and Connectivity Plan.

28 April 2022: Cllr Smith received a response to her letter of 15 March to the Home Secretary.

13 April 2022: Cllr Smith received a letter on a consultation to improve arrangements for asylum accommodation dispersal.

13 April 2022: Cllr Smith received a letter on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund Prospectus.

23 March 2022: Cllr Smith received a letter on the National Register for Taxi and Private Hire Vehicle Licence Refusals and Revocations (NR3).

22 March 2022: Council leaders received a further letter on exposure of local growth funding to Russian and Belarusian interests.

20 March 2022: Council leaders received a letter on Traveller Site Fund 2022/23.

15 March 2022: Cllr Smith wrote a letter to the Home Secretary urging the Home Office to remove the visa requirement for Ukrainian people travelling to the UK.

14 March 2022: Council leaders received a letter on the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

11 March 2022: Council leaders received a letter on exposure to Russian and Belarusian companies.

9 March 2022: Cllr Smith received a response to her letter on protecting bus services from Baroness Vere of Norbiton Minister for Roads, Buses and Places.

3 March 2022: Letter from Eddie Hughes MP, Minister for Rough Sleeping and Housing, regarding the rough sleeping snapshot and the vision to end rough sleeping.

3 March 2022: Cllr Smith received a letter from Ofwat’s interim CEO David Black in response to her letter opposing the proposed reservoir near Abingdon.

16 February 2022: Letter received from Lord Greenhalgh on threats to local authorities from cyber-attacks.

9 February 2022: Cllr Smith wrote a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer requesting help to protect bus services.

8 February 2022: Letter received from The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, in response to Cllr Smith’s letter to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy on climate change.

7 February 2022: Letter received regarding the final Local Government Finance Settlement 2022/23.

2 February 2022: Letter received regarding the publication of the Levelling up White Paper.

31 January 2022: Oxfordshire’s Principal Council Leaders sent a letter to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities about their concerns with the national 5 Year Housing Land Supply rules.

29 January 2022: Cllr Smith received a letter from Matthew Barber Police & Crime Commissioner on Community Safety Fund allocations for the next three years.

24 January 2022: Cllr Smith received a letter from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in response to her letter regarding retrofitting.

19 January 2022: Letter received from Thames Water CEO in response to Cllr Smith’s letter opposing the proposed reservoir in Abingdon.

13 January 2022: The finance team submitted a response to the provisional Local Government Finance settlement for 2022/23. Cllr Smith also sent a cover letter to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities expressing disappointment at the proposals.

10 January 2022: Cllr Smith received a letter from Robert Courts MP in response to her letter on the Climate & Ecology Bill.

6 January 2022: Cllr Received a letter from Rt Hon Michael Gove MP regarding The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

24 December 2021: Cllr Smith sent letters regarding the importance of retrofitting in achieving net zero ambitions to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, COP26 President, and the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.

24 December 2021: Cllr Smith sent letters regarding the Climate and Ecology Bill to Oxfordshire MPs; Robert Courts, Anneliese Dodds, Victoria Prentis, Layla Moran, John Howell and David Johnston.

24 December 2021: Cllr Smith sent letters in opposition to the proposed Abingdon reservoir to Thames Water’s CEO and the interim CEO of Ofwat.

20 December 2021: Letter received from Minister Eddie Hughes on Protect and Vaccinate.

16 December 2021: Cllr Smith received the provisional Local Government Finance Settlement for 2022/23.

14 December 2021: Letter received from Kemi Badenoch MP in response to Cllr Smith’s letter on setting council tax levels.

23 November 2021: Response from Rt Hon Michael Gove MP to Cllr Smith’s letter on setting council tax levels.

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