Notice of a public meeting of

Transition (LGR) Overview and Scrutiny Committee


Councillors Philip Broadbank, Nick Brown, Melanie Davis, Caroline Dickinson, Kevin Foster, Richard Foster, Bryn Griffiths, George Jabbour, Andrew Lee, John Mann, Heather Moorhouse, Stuart Parsons, Clive Pearson, Kirsty Poskitt, John Ritchie and Malcolm Taylor (Chairman).


Wednesday, 14th December, 2022


1.30 pm


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

Please note meeting venue and start time.


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 9 November 2022


(Pages 3 - 6)




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 Will Baines, Principal Democratic Services and Scrutiny Officer (contact details below) no later than midday on Friday 9 December 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 those taking a recording to cease while you speak.





Consultation of Draft Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy

(Pages 7 - 144)


Presentation on the Consultation of Draft Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy.


Also included for information is the report to the Executive on 18 October 2022.





LGR Discussion and Future Committee Priorities



A discussion on the progress of the creation and implementation of the new unitary authority North Yorkshire Council as part of Local Government Reorganisation and to consider the priorities for the LGR Transition Overview and Scrutiny committee ahead of vesting day on 1 April 2023.






Work Programme


(Pages 145 - 146)




Other business which 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



Tuesday, 6 December 2022


Enquiries relating to this agenda please contact:

Will Baines, Principal Democratic Services and Scrutiny Officer

Tel: 01609 533885 or e-mail





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