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The Vision of Oxford Strategic Partnership

Oxford should be a city in which all our citizens feel happy to live and experience a high quality of life. We want Oxford to be a world-class city for everyone.

What is the Oxford Strategic Partnership?

The Oxford Strategic Partnership (OSP) was founded in 2003 and brings together senior representatives from the public, business, community and voluntary sectors.  The OSP helps to provide direction for the city's future, respond to local priorities and engage more effectively with local concerns.  This partnership for the city promotes collaboration and openness and provides opportunities to access funding and share resources more easily. 

The OSP's Report ‘Oxford: A world-class city for everyone’ outlines the vision, aims and priorities for 2013–2018.  The partners on the OSP meet as a Steering Group every two months and provide strategic guidance on partnership priorities to meet that vision and champion the development of action plans.   You can read the minutes of our meetings.

Who is involved?

Currently the partnership contains several key organisations and individuals, all with a specific interest or experience in improving quality of life across the city.  You can view a complete list of members . The members have adopted a set of guiding principles to promote openness, transparency and accountability as well as a terms of reference

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