Controversial plans for 16 pairs of speed humps in a busy Bicester road will now be reviewed.
Oxfordshire County Council’s performance scrutiny committee has agreed to refer a decision by David Nimmo-Smith last month to approve the traffic calming measures in Middleton Stoney Road back to its cabinet.
Voting eight to two, councillors agreed the consultation process was flawed.
The hearing on Thursday at County Hall heard emails were sent to the three Bicester councillors, Michael Waine, Les Sibley and Laurie Stratford, as well as Bicester Town Council. But Mr Waine, Mr Stratford and the town council claim they did not receive the email setting out the plans.
Catherine Fulljames, who represents Chesterton and Middleton Stoney, said neither she or any of the parish councils which would be affected by the changes were consulted.
7:00am Tuesday 4th August 2015
A TOURISM manager has called for more mid-range hotels in Oxford after the city was revealed as one of the most expensive destinations for travellers booking rooms.
6:30am Tuesday 4th August 2015
A SCHEME to transform the city’s West End will be delayed after the developer lined up to be a major partner pulled out.
6:00am Tuesday 4th August 2015
PLANS to force new medical consultants to sign seven-day contracts have been described as “cynical” by doctors in Oxfordshire.
11:04am Monday 3rd August 2015
THREE teenagers have been arrested after a man was assaulted in Oxford Castle Quarter in the early hours of yesterday morning.
8:30am Monday 3rd August 2015
A LONG-SERVING taxi driver has become so exasperated with Oxford’s roads that he has quit and found a new job.
7:54am Monday 3rd August 2015
There are delays on the A4142 Eastern By-Pass Road due to a traffic light failure.