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


Tuesday, 29th November 2022


11.00 am


Room 3, County Hall, Northallerton


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.












Minutes of the Meeting held on 8 November 2022


(Pages 5 - 14)




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:-





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Public Questions and Statements



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice to Melanie Carr of Democratic and Scrutiny Services and supplied the text (contact details below) by midday on Thursday 24 November 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.





Q2 Performance Monitoring and Budget Report

(Pages 15 - 178)


Recommendations: The Executive is asked to note the:

a.    Latest position for the County Council’s 2022/23 Revenue Budget, (see paragraph 2.1.2 of the report).

b.    Position on the GWB (paragraph 2.4.1 to 2.4.3).

c.    Position on the ‘Strategic Capacity – Unallocated’ reserve (paragraphs 2.4.4)

d.    Latest position regarding the Local Government Review transition fund (paragraph 2.5.1)

e.    Position on the County Council’s Treasury Management activities during the second quarter of 2022/23

The Executive is also asked to:

f.     Refer the report to the Audit Committee for their consideration as part of the overall monitoring arrangements for Treasury Management.

g.    Approve the refreshed Capital Plan summarised at paragraph 4.2.3; and

h.    Agree that no action be taken at this stage to allocate any additional capital resources (paragraph 4.5.7).





The Rural England Prosperity Fund

(Pages 179 - 194)



That the Executive approves submission to Government of the Rural England Prosperity Fund addendum to the UK Shared Prosperity Fund investment plan as outlined in the report and Appendix A.





Annual complaints report including LGSCO complaints

(Pages 195 - 204)



That the Executive note the content of the Annual Complaints Report.





Forward Plan


(Pages 205 - 218)




Capital funding request to purchase property in North Yorkshire   (Pages 219 - 224)


The Executive are asked to agree the recommendations within the confidential report.








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 Melanie Carr Tel: 01609 533849 or e-mail:






Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



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