Thirsk and Malton Area Constituency Committee


Councillors Caroline Goodrick (Chair), Keane Duncan (Vice-Chair), Val Arnold, Robert Baker, Lindsay Burr, Gareth Dadd, Caroline Patmore, Janet Sanderson, Peter Sowray, Helen Swiers, Roberta Swiers and Greg White.


Friday 25th June 2021


2.00 pm


Remote meeting held via Microsoft Teams


Under his delegated decision making powers in the Officers’ Delegation Scheme in the Council’s Constitution, the Chief Executive Officer has power, in cases of emergency, to take any decision which could be taken by the Council, the Executive or a committee. Following on from the expiry of the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, which allowed for committee meetings to be held remotely, the County Council resolved at its meeting on 5 May 2021 that, for the present time, in light of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic circumstances, remote live-broadcast committee meetings should continue (as informal meetings of the Committee Members), with any formal decisions required being taken by the Chief Executive Officer under his emergency decision making powers and after consultation with other Officers and Members as appropriate and after taking into account any views of the relevant Committee Members. This approach will be reviewed by full Council at its July meeting.  


The meeting will be available to view once the meeting commences, via the following link -  Recording of previous live broadcast meetings are also available there.






Welcome by the Chair - Introductions & Updates






Minutes of the Formal Meeting held on 26 March 2021

(Pages 3 - 8)



Having considered the draft Minutes of the formal Thirsk & Malton Area Constituency Committee meeting held on 26 March 2021, and subject to any amendments identified, members of the Committee are asked to recommend to the Chief Executive that he confirm them as a correct record using his emergency delegated powers.








Apologies & Declarations of Interest






Public Questions or Statements



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice and provided the text to Melanie Carr of Democratic Services (contact details below) no later than midday on Tuesday 22 June 2021. Each speaker should limit themselves to 3 minutes on any item.  Members of the public who have given notice will be invited to speak:

·           at this point in the meeting if their questions/statements relate to matters which are not otherwise on the Agenda (subject to an overall time limit of 30 minutes);

·           when the relevant Agenda item is being considered if they wish to speak on a matter which is on the Agenda for this meeting.

If you are exercising your right to speak at this meeting, but do not wish to be recorded, please inform the Chairman who will instruct those taking a recording to cease whilst you speak.





Attendance of MP Kevin Hollinrake



Opportunity for the MP to share his views on issues affecting the constituency.





Attendance of North Yorkshire Police

(Pages 9 - 14)


Purpose of Presentation – To provide an overview of the types of crime taking place across the constituency.





Appointments to Local Bodies

(Pages 15 - 22)


Purpose - To enable appointments to Local Bodies in the Thirsk & Malton Area Constituency Committee (ACC) area, in light of the deferment of the planned County Council elections to May 2022





Work Programme

(Pages 23 - 26)


Purpose: To consider, amend and agree a Work Programme for 2020/21 for the Area Constituency Committee.





Other business which the Chairman agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances.





Contact Details


Enquiries relating to this agenda please contact Melanie Carr Tel: 01609 533849 or e-mail:






Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



17 June 2021




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