Notice of a public meeting of :



Corporate & Partnerships Overview & Scrutiny Committee



Councillors Derek Bastiman (Chair), Bryn Griffiths (Vice-Chair), Val Arnold, Margaret Atkinson, Caroline Goodrick, Mike Jordan, Richard Musgrave, Andy Paraskos, Yvonne Peacock, Tony Randerson, Angus Thompson, Cliff Trotter and Annabel Wilkinson.


Monday, 19th April, 2021


10.30 am


Remote meeting held via Microsoft Teams


Pursuant to The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, this meeting will be held using video conferencing with a live broadcast to the Council’s YouTube site.  Further information on this is available on the committee pages on the Council website -


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.






Introductions & Chairman's Remarks






Minutes of the meeting held on 18 January 2021


(Pages 3 - 8)




Apologies & Declaration of Interest






Public Questions & 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 Wednesday 14 April 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.





Annual Workforce Plan

(Pages 9 - 24)


Purpose of Report – To provise an update on the County Councils changing workforce, presents key workforce data, outlines key areas of work and progress in year, and sets out key priorities for the year ahead.





Annual Update on Risk Management

(Pages 25 - 52)


Purpose of Report - To provide an overview of the updated Corporate Risk Register





North Yorkshire Syrian Refugee Settlement Programme Annual Update

(Pages 53 - 64)


Purpose – To provide an update and progress report on refugee resettlement in North Yorkshire.





Corporate Volunteering Project Update


(To Follow)




Draft Work Programme 2021/22

(Pages 65 - 68)


Purpose – To consider, amend and adopt the committee’s draft work programme for the coming municipal year.





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

Assistance Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



Friday, 9 April 2021




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