Skipton and Ripon Area Constituency Committee - Thursday, 7th September, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Belle Vue Suite, Belle Vue Square, 1 Broughton Road, Skipton, BD23 1FJ

Contact: David Smith  Email:

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Apologies for Absence


Minutes of the Meeting held on 1 June 2023 pdf icon PDF 314 KB


Declarations of Interest

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.


Public Questions and Statements

Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice (including the text of the question/statement) to David Smith of Democratic and Scrutiny Services and supplied the text (contact details below) by midday on 4th September 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 Chairman who will instruct anyone who may be taking a recording to cease while you speak.



Updates from the Previous Meeting


Verbal update from RT Hon Julian Smith MP


Update from the Youth Council pdf icon PDF 28 KB


Discussion with Yorkshire Water

To receive responses to the pre-submitted Member questions and discuss Yorkshire Water’s investment plan.


Area Constituency Committees and their role in Community Resilience pdf icon PDF 8 MB

A presentation from the Head of Resilience and Emergencies, NYC.


Independent Domestic Abuse Service pdf icon PDF 7 MB

A presentation from IDAS on the work that they do in the area and how Members can be involved.


Update on Community Networks

An update on how the Ripon pilot and the other community networks will work.


Appointments to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To approve the ACC’s appointments to outside bodies.


Appointments to Internal Drainage Boards pdf icon PDF 355 KB

To approve the ACC’s appointments to Internal Drainage Boards.


Reports for Information pdf icon PDF 281 KB


Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 362 KB

Members to suggest items of interest to be added to the committee work programme.


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

Thursday, 14 December 2023 at 10.00am.

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.