Transition (LGR) Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Work Programme 2022/23


Thursday 19 January 2023 at 2pm



Economic Development and Tourism

To look at the impact of LGR to Economic Development and support for businesses, particularly SMEs. Also, the support to be given to businesses in sectors such as tourism.

Dave Caulfield, Assistant Director - Growth Planning and Trading Standards, NYCC and Trevor Watson, Director of Economy, Environment and Housing, Harrogate Borough Council

LGR Assets

To consider the assets position for the new unitary council

Jon Holden – Head of Property Service

LGR Programme Update

To consider the position of maintaining service continuity to ensure effective delivery and performance of services once North Yorkshire Council is established from 1 April 2023.

Robert Ling, Assistant Director – Technology and Change Management

IT infrastructure, support and operation at day 1

To provide the Committee with details of progress to innovate and modernise ways of working through the LGR process in the area of IT infrastructure, support and operations.

Stuart Carlton, Workstream Lead for the Digital and IT LGR Workstream and Robert Ling, Assistant Director – Technology and Change Management




March Meeting



Let’s Talk Consultation

Analysis and Results from the Let’s Talk Consultation









Other topics to be considered: (from discussions and Forward Plan)

Double devolution process – Reviewing town / parish council pilots

Customer Service Standards and Policies - due Exec 21 March 2023


Will Baines - Principal Democratic Services and Scrutiny Officer T: 01609 533885, E: