Decision details

Extension of existing Section 75 agreements

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Health and Adult Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider and agree the extension of the existing Section 75 County Council/NHS Commissioner and provider agreements for the integrated community health and social care services in the Harrogate district


Approval was given for an up to twelve month (on a six plus six month basis) extension to the Commissioner and Provider Harrogate and Rural Alliance (HARA) Section 75 Agreements.

That further proposals for future development of the service and any revisions to the Section 75 Agreements are brought back for consideration within the extension period, to enable any decisions and public consultation to take place with respect to longer-term arrangements being agreed beyond the period of this extension.

Reasons for the decision:

The purpose of the further extension is to allow HARA to continue to operate whilst work continues on HARA’s future operating model.

Alternative options considered:


Publication date: 14/02/2023

Date of decision: 10/02/2023

Effective from: 21/02/2023