Transition (LGR) Overview and Scrutiny Committee


Councillors Philip Broadbank, Nick Brown, Caroline Dickinson, Kevin Foster, Richard Foster, Bryn Griffiths (Vice-Chair), George Jabbour, Andrew Lee, John Mann, Heather Moorhouse, Bob Packham, Stuart Parsons, Clive Pearson, John Ritchie and Malcolm Taylor (Chair).


Monday, 4th December, 2023


2.00 pm


Brierley Room, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD


Members of the public are entitled to attend this meeting as observers for all those items taken in open session. Please contact the Democratic Services Officer, whose details are below, if you would like to find out more.


This meeting is being held as an in-person meeting.


Recording is allowed at Council, committee and sub-committee meetings which are open to the public, please give due regard to the Council’s protocol on audio/visual recording and photography at public meetings. Anyone wishing to record is asked to contact, prior to the start of the meeting, the Democratic Services Officer, whose details are at the foot of the first page of the Agenda. We ask that any recording is clearly visible to anyone at the meeting and that it is non-disruptive.






Apologies for Absence






Minutes of the Meeting held on 4 September 2023


(Pages 5 - 12)




Declarations of Interests



All Members are invited to declare at this point any interests they have in items appearing on this agenda, including the nature of those interests.





Exclusion of the Public



Members are recommended to exclude 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:-


Item number on agenda

Paragraph Number






Public Participation



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given 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 Wednesday 29 November. 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 Chair who will instruct those taking a recording to cease while you speak.





Verbal update from Robert Ling, Director of Transformation on LGR progress






Strategic Leisure Review


(Pages 13 - 40)




Mayoral Combined Authority Governance


(Pages 41 - 54)




Delivering Restructures


(Pages 55 - 60)




Discussion on committee name change






Standing items update






Work Programme


(Pages 61 - 62)




Any other items



Any other items which the Chair agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances.





Date of Next Meeting



Monday 11 March 2024, 10am start.




Members are reminded that in order to expedite business at the meeting and enable Officers to adapt their presentations to address areas causing difficulty, they are encouraged to contact Officers prior to the meeting with questions on technical issues in reports.





Contact details:

For enquiries relating to this agenda, please contact Will Baines, Principal Democratic Services Scrutiny Officer - Tel: 01609 533885 or email:


Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



Friday, 24 November 2023




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