Notice of a public meeting of

Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee




Councillors Barbara Brodigan (Chair), Heather Phillips (Vice-Chair), Alyson Baker, Bridget Fortune, Stephanie Duckett, Nathan Hull, David Jeffels, Janet Jefferson, Tom Jones, Cliff Lunn, John Mann, Kirsty Poskitt, John Ritchie, Mike Schofield, Dave Whitfield, Peter Wilkinson,

Tom Cavell-Taylor, Emma Higgins, Anna Kirkham, Stephen Maltby, David  Sharp, Andrew Smith, Ross Strachan and David Watson.


Friday, 10th March, 2023


2.00 pm


Hambleton District Council, Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Rotary Way, Northallerton, DL6 2UU




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


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.


Further details of the government strategy (Living with COVID-19 Plan) is available here –








Welcome and Apologies






Minutes of the meeting held on 9th December 2022


(Pages 3 - 10)




Any Declarations of Interest






Public Questions or Statements



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have delivered notice (to include the text of the question/statement) to Patrick Duffy, Principal Democratic Services Scrutiny Officer (contact details below) no later than midday on Tuesday 7th March. 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 Chair who will instruct those taking a recording to cease while you speak.





Chair's remarks



Any correspondence, communication or other business brought forward by the direction of the Chair of the Committee. 





Exclusions and Suspensions - Jane Le Sage, Assistant Director, Inclusion


(Pages 11 - 38)




Education Update - Amanda Newbold, Assistant Director, Education and Skills and Howard Emmett, Assistant Director, Strategic Resources


(Pages 39 - 74)




Draft Work Programme 2023/2024 - Report by the Principal Democratic Services Scrutiny Officer


(Pages 75 - 82)




Any other business that the Chair agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances






Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



Thursday, 2 March 2023




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