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


Tuesday, 19th July, 2022


11.00 am


Council Chamber, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD


This meeting is being held as an in-person meeting that is being broadcast and recorded and will be available to view via the following link - Live meetings | North Yorkshire County Council. The meeting is also ‘hybrid’, which enables people to attend the meeting remotely using MS Teams.  Please contact the named supporting officer for the committee, if you would like to find out more.


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.


Please do not attend if on the day you have COVID-19 symptoms or have had a recent positive Lateral Flow Test.


This agenda was republished on Wednesday 13 July, to publish the report marked to follow, ‘A59 Kex Gill Diversion Contract Award’ and to take account of the exclusion of the public under Appendix B for this item. Further details are listed at agenda item 4.












Minutes of the Meeting held on 5 July 2022


(Pages 3 - 10)




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 11 - Appendix B







Public Questions and Statements



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice to Will Baines of Democratic and Scrutiny Services and supplied the text (contact details below) by midday on Thursday 14 July 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.





Council Tax Reduction Scheme


(Pages 11 - 22)




Proposal to close Woodfield Community Primary School, Harrogate


(Pages 23 - 96)




Response to the Schools White Paper


(Pages 97 - 102)




UK Shared Prosperity Fund in North Yorkshire


(Pages 103 - 144)




Decision on whether to proceed with Community Governance Reviews relating to the unparished town centres in Harrogate and Scarborough


(Pages 145 - 174)




A59 Kex Gill Diversion Contract Award


(To Follow)




Forward Plan


(Pages 175 - 194)




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 Will Baines Tel: 01609 533885 or e-mail:






Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



Monday, 11 July 2022




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