Corporate & Partnerships Overview & Scrutiny Committee


Councillors David Ireton (Chairman), Nick Brown, Chris Aldred, Karl Arthur, Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff, Kevin Foster, Richard Foster, Bryn Griffiths, Tim Grogan, Robert Heseltine, Tom Jones, Yvonne Peacock, Tony Randerson, Subash Sharma, Malcolm Taylor and Phil Trumper.


Monday, 6th June, 2022


10.30 am


Brierley Room, County Hall, Northallerton


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.


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


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






Minutes of the meeting held on 7 March 2022


(Pages 3 - 6)




Election of a Vice-Chair






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 1 June 2022. 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.





Introduction to Overview & Scrutiny & Draft Work Programme 2022/23

(Pages 7 - 16)


Purpose: To provide an introduction to how overview and scrutiny is undertaken at the Council, the way in which subjects for scrutiny are identified, why it is important and what role committee Members have to play.





North Yorkshire Refugee Resettlement Update

(Pages 17 - 34)


Purpose: To provide an update and progress report on refugee resettlement in North Yorkshire relating to the United Kingdom Resettlement Scheme and Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy.





Locality Budgets Annual Review 2021-22

(Pages 35 - 98)


Purpose: To review the operation of County Councillor Locality Budgets in the financial year 2021/22





Insurance Claims Analysis Report

(Pages 99 - 108)


Purpose: To provide an overview of the Motor and Liability insurance claims experience over recent years, and an analysis of the pattern and costs of Public Liability claims over the last 5 years, particularly for Business and Environmental Services.





Corporate Risk Register Update

(Pages 109 - 132)


Purpose: To provide an overview of the most recent Corporate Risk Register.





Community Libraries Annual Update Presentation


(Pages 133 - 146)




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

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



25 May 2022




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