Skipton and Ripon Area Constituency Committee - Thursday, 7th March, 2024 10.00 am

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

Contact: David Smith, Democratic Services Officer. E: Email: T: 07542 029870  Stephen Loach, Principal Democratic Services Officer. E: Email: T: 01609 532216

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Apologies for Absence


Minutes of the Meeting held on 14 December 2023 pdf icon PDF 341 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.


Update from RT Hon Julian Smith MP


Public Participation

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 Democratic Services and supplied the text (contact details below) by midday on Monday, 4 March 2024, 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.



Receipt of Petition 'seeking an investigation into the leadership of the Upper Nidderdale Federation'. pdf icon PDF 300 KB

To advise of a petition containing more than 500 signatures and ask the ACC to consider a response.

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Economic, Regeneration, Tourism and Transport Project Development Fund for the Area Constituency Committees pdf icon PDF 218 KB

To update Members on the current budget position of the Economic, Regeneration, Tourism and Transport Project Development Fund in relation to this Committee and present a Project Scoping Form for consideration.

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Draft Bentham Masterplan - Report of the Corporate Director (Community Development) pdf icon PDF 213 KB

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Verbal Update on the Development of Rail Services within the Skipton and Ripon Constituency Area


Modality pdf icon PDF 395 KB

To provide Members with an update regarding concerns over Modality run GP practices.

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Annual Education Report pdf icon PDF 439 KB

To inform Members of the local educational landscape, educational achievement and the financial challenges which affect schools in the Skipton & Ripon constituency committee area.


72 Skipton - Grassington Bus Service pdf icon PDF 419 KB

To provide Members with information regarding the No.72 Skipton – Grassington bus service.

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Nidderdale Greenway Steering Group pdf icon PDF 247 KB

To provide Members with the report of the Nidderdale Greenway Steering Group and ask for their comments.

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Updates from Youth Councils pdf icon PDF 247 KB

The youth councils in the constituency to update Members on their work and concerns.

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Committee work programme pdf icon PDF 381 KB


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

[ENTER DATE OF NEXT MEETING – FORMAT = Monday, 01 January 2023 at 11.00am].

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.