Councillors Carl Les (Chairman), Gareth Dadd, Derek Bastiman, David Chance, Keane Duncan, Michael Harrison, Simon Myers, Janet Sanderson, Greg White and Annabel Wilkinson.


Tuesday, 31st May 2022


11.00 am


Meeting Room 3, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD


This meeting is being held as an in-person meeting and in public. The government position is that of learning to live with COVID-19, removing domestic restrictions while encouraging safer behaviours through public health advice. In view of this, hand cleanser and masks will be available for attendees upon request.  The committee room will be well ventilated and attendees encouraged to avoid bottlenecks and maintain an element of social distancing. Please contact the named supporting officer for the committee, if you have any queries or concerns about the management of the meeting and the approach to COVID-19 safety.


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Declarations of Interest






Exclusion of the public from the meeting during consideration of each of the items of business listed in Column 1 of the following table on the grounds that they each involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraph(s) specified in column 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 as amended by the Local Government (Access to information)(Variation) Order 2006:-



Item number on the agenda

Paragraph Number

Item 5 - Appendices B & C

Item 6 - Appendices 1 & 2






Public Questions and Statements



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice to Melanie Carr of Democratic and Scrutiny Services and supplied the text (contact details below) by midday on Thursday 26 May 2022, three working days before the day of the meeting.  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 anyone who may be taking a recording to cease while you speak.





Children and Young People’s Service,  Schools Condition Capital Programme 2022/23

(Pages 5 - 32)


Recommendations - That the Executive:

i.      Approve the proposed Schools Capital Programme for 2022/23 as summarised in Appendix A of the report;

ii.     Approve the list of strategic priority / modernisation schemes for 2022/23 as set out in Appendix B of the report;

iii.    Approve the Planned Capital Maintenance Programme for 2022/23 as set out in Appendix C of the report;

iv.   Agree the continuation of the approach for dealing with any schools that convert to Academy status following the approval of the Programme as laid out in paragraph 3.3 of the report;

v.     Note that officers are reviewing the options for deployment of the unallocated general contingency sum, and may present a subsequent addendum report during 2022





Approval of Investment Plan for Adult Learning Numeracy Initiative ("Multiply"

(Pages 33 - 68)


Recommendations - The Executive are asked to agree that:

i.     In principle, approval be given for the submission of an Investment Plan.

ii.     Authority be delegated to the Corporate Director – Children and Young People Service to agree the final version of the plan for sign off by the Chief Executive, for submission to the Dept of Education by 30 June 2022.





Appointments to Outside Bodies

(Pages 69 - 74)



That the Executive appoint to the outside bodies, as specified in the table shown at Appendix 1 to the report.





Forward Plan


(Pages 75 - 86)




Other business which the Leader 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



23 May 2022




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