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


Tuesday, 2nd May, 2023


11.00 am


Meeting Room 3, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD


This meeting is being held as an in-person meeting that is being broadcasted and recorded and will be available to view via 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 contact details are below if you would like to find out more.


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.






Minutes of the Meeting held on 18 April 2023


(Pages 5 - 16)




Declarations of Interest






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 the agenda


Paragraph Number

9 – Appendix 1

2, 3 and 4






Public Participation



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice to Will Baines of Democratic and Scrutiny Services and supplied the text (contact details below) by midday on Wednesday 26 April 2023, 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 Leader who will instruct anyone who may be taking a recording to cease while you speak.





Local Area Special Educational Need and Disability Strategy

(Pages 17 - 52)




i)     That the Executive consider and note the content of this report and the strategy document provided


ii)    That the Executive approve the content of the strategy and the next steps outlined to seek formal approval and adoption at the upcoming meeting of the full council on 17th May





Approval of Housing Complaints Policy

(Pages 53 - 64)




That the Executive approves the Housing Complaints Policy






NYC Electric Vehicle Public Charging Infrastructure Rollout Strategy


(To Follow)




Appointments to Committees and Outside Bodies

(Pages 65 - 74)




i)          That the Executive appoint to the vacant outside bodies specified in the appended table shown at Appendix A, if they so wish, or defer appointments to a later meeting.


ii)         That the appointments previously made at District and Borough level are ratified and continue as a North Yorkshire Councillor appointee, subject to the individual Member acceptance of the position. These appointments are noted in red.


iii)        That a full review of Outside Bodies takes place within the next 12 months.





Implications of TUPE

(Pages 75 - 80)




i)        to approve the estimated costs outlined in Appendix 1


ii)       to approve the submission of the estimated costs to full council





Forward Plan


(Pages 81 - 94)




Any Other Items



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






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


Enquiries relating to this agenda please contact Will Baines Tel: 01609 533885 or e-mail:






Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



Friday, 21 April 2023




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