OXFORDSHIRE (1974) JOINT COMMITTEE/OXFORDSHIRE 1974 COMMITTEE

Scope and Content

Originally appointed as a joint committee representing Oxfordshire and Berkshire County Councils and Oxford County Borough Council to make recommendations in preparation for local government re-organisation in 1974. The Committee was re-constituted in July 1972 as a statutory committee of Oxfordshire County Council under the Local Government Act 1972. The new County Council was elected on 12th April 1973 and sat as a shadow authority until it assumed power on 1st April 1974.