Notice of a public meeting of

Care and Independence Overview and Scrutiny Committee


Councillors Caroline Dickinson, Karl Arthur, Bridget Fortune, Heather Moorhouse, Karin Sedgwick (Chair), Roberta Swiers, Nigel Knapton, Andy Brown, Joy Andrews, Pat Marsh, Robert Heseltine, Jack Proud, Eric Broadbent (Deputy Chair), Phillip Barrett, George Jabbour and Andy Paraskos.

Co-opted Members: Jillian Quinn MBE and Mike Padgham


Thursday, 2nd March, 2023


10.00 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 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 Introductions






Minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 8 December 2022


(Pages 5 - 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 Ray Busby of Policy & Partnerships (contact details below) no later than midday on Monday 27 February 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 while you speak.





Chairman's remarks - Any correspondence, communication or other business brought forward by the direction of the Chairman of the Committee.








Social Care, Public Health and Climate Change - Line of Enquiry

(Pages 11 - 12)


With the prior agreement of the committee, Cllr Andy Brown submitted an outline line of enquiry in relation to Health and Adult Services directorate activity on Social Care, Public Health and Climate Change, inviting a response at this committee meeting.





North Yorkshire Council Health and Adult Services Climate Action Plan

(Pages 13 - 58)


It should be noted that this is a DRAFT of the Climate Action Plan for the directorate of Health and Adult Services and a service specific action plan for Public Health, produced in February 2023. This draft has not yet had wider engagement and is therefore subject to change but gives an indicative overview of the proposed actions, existing activity, and priorities.





Health and Adult Services Local Account 2021-2022

(Pages 59 - 102)


To introduce the Health and Adult Services Local Account, shown as Appendix 1. The time period covered for this Local Account is 1st April 2021-31st March 2022.

(Please note that this is a draft proof – some minor proof-reading or layout changes may be made before it is published).






North Yorkshire Safeguarding Adults Board  - One page summary of Annual Report

(Pages 103 - 104)


This item is for information. The Chair of the Board is unable to attend your meeting so the topic will be introduced by Louise Wallace, Director of Public Health. A one-page summary is attached to these papers. A copy of the full Annual Report can be found on the following website





Care Market Update

(Pages 105 - 120)


Presentation by Abigail Barron (Head of Service Development, Commissioning and Quality) on Care Market issues in North Yorkshire





Work Programme

(Pages 121 - 126)


Report of the Scrutiny Team Leader





Other business which the Chairman agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances.






Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



Wednesday, 22 February 2023




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