North Yorkshire County Council

Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee

3 September 2021

Work Programme

1.0           Purpose of Report


1.1           This report invites Members to consider the Committee’s Work Programme for 2021/22, taking into account the outcome of discussions on previous Agenda Items and any other developments taking place across the county.

1.2           The Work Programme schedule is attached at Appendix 1. It is subject to change


2.0         Scheduled Committee dates/Mid-Cycle Briefing dates


2.1         Committee Meetings


·                     Friday 10 December 2021 at 10.00 a.m.

·                     Friday 25 February 2022 at 10.00 a.m.


Mid Cycle Briefing Dates


·                    Friday 15 October 2021 at 10.00 a.m.

·                    Friday 28 January 2022 at 10.00 a.m.

·                    Friday 15 April 2022 at 10.00 a.m.


3.0         Recent developments that may need to be added to the Work Programme



3.1         The Quarter One Performance Report for the County Council highlighted that there was a 20% increase in referrals to Children’s Social Care in Quarter 1, compared with the final quarter of 2020/2021.


3.2         At the Great Yorkshire Show in July, a report by the Rural Commission was launched - Rural North Yorkshire: The way forward.


3.3         The report is wide-ranging and contains 57 recommendations to 17 organisations, including the County Council.


3.4      Officers will establish which of the recommendations are likely be of particular relevance to this Committee.


3.5      It is suggested that an initial discussion as to what Items from the Performance Report and the Rural Commission Report could be added to the Work Programme be held at the October Mid Cycle Briefing.

4.0          Recommendation


4.1         The Committee is asked to confirm, comment or add to the areas of work listed in the Work Programme schedule.





County Hall,



Author and Presenter of Report:

Patrick Duffy, Principal Democratic Services Scrutiny Officer


Contact Details: Tel: 01609 534546



20th August 2021


Background papers relied upon in the preparation of this report – None