Scarborough and Whitby Area Constituency Committee


Councillors Derek Bastiman, Eric Broadbent, David Chance, Liz Colling (Vice-Chair), David Jeffels, Janet Jefferson, Rich Maw, Clive Pearson (Chair), Heather Phillips, Tony Randerson, John Ritchie, Subash Sharma, Roberta Swiers, Phil Trumper and Neil Swannick.


Friday, 24th March, 2023


10.30 am


Scarborough Town Hall, St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, YO11 2HG

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.





Introductions & Apologies for Absence






Minutes of the meeting held on 25 November 2022


(Pages 3 - 8)




Declarations 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 Tuesday 21 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.





Update on North Yorkshire Town Deal Fund and Levelling Up Bid


(Pages 9 - 36)




Update on North Yorkshire Cyber Security Network


(Pages 37 - 44)




Attendance of MP Robert Goodwill






Petition re Eskdale School


(Pages 45 - 76)




Petition re 840 Bus from Leeds to Whitby


(Pages 77 - 78)




Transport Connectivity Update


(Pages 79 - 96)




Stronger Communities Annual Report


(Pages 97 - 108)




Scarborough & Whitby Area Constituency Committee Draft Work Programme 2023-24


(Pages 109 - 112)




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



16 March 2023




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