Notice of a public meeting of the:  

Skipton and Ripon Area Constituency Committee


Councillors Phillip Barrett, Barbara Brodigan, Andy Brown, Nick Brown, Felicity Cunliffe-Lister, Richard Foster (Chairman), Robert Heseltine, Nathan Hull, David Ireton, Andrew Murday, Simon Myers, David Noland, Andy Solloway (Vice-Chair), David Staveley, Andrew Williams and Robert Windass.


Thursday, 9th March, 2023


10.00 am


Belle Vue Suite, Belle Vue Square, 1 Broughton Road, Skipton, BD23 1FJ


Recording is allowed at County Council, committee and sub-committee meetings which are open

to the public. Please give due regard to the Council’s protocol on audio/visual recording and

photography at public meetings. Anyone wishing to record is asked to contact, prior to the start of the meeting, the Officer whose details are at the foot of the first page of the Agenda. We ask that any recording is clearly visible to anyone at the meeting and that it is non-disruptive.






Apologies for absence






Minutes of the committee meeting held on 15 December 2022


(Pages 3 - 12)




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 Daniel Harry of Democratic Services (contact details below) no later than midday on Monday 6 March 2023. 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.





Verbal update from RT Hon Julian Smith MP






Youth Council - verbal update - Report of the Corporate Director, Children and Young People's Services, NYCC






Petition referred to the committee for consideration - Report of the Corporate Director, Business and Environmental Services, NYCC


(Pages 13 - 16)




Economic development in the Ripon area - Report of the Corporate Director, Business and Environmental Services, NYCC


(Pages 17 - 42)




Stronger Communities Annual Report - Report of the Assistant Director - Policy, Partnerships and Communities, NYCC


(Pages 43 - 54)




Update on Structural Safety at Airedale Hospital - verbal update - Report of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust






Committee work programme


(Pages 55 - 60)




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






Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



1 March 2023




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