Harrogate and Knaresborough Area Constituency Committee - Thursday, 24th November, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, St Luke's Ave, Harrogate, HG1 2AE. Also available to view at

Contact: Ruth Gladstone  Email:

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Welcome by the Chair, introductions and apologies for absence


Minutes of the meeting held on 12 October 2022 and the special meeting held on 10 November 2022 pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Purpose:  To decide whether these Minutes can be confirmed and signed by the Chair as correct records.

Additional documents:


Declarations of Interest


Public Questions or Statements

Anyone who would like to ask a question or make a statement at the meeting should email notice of their wish to do so, including the full text of what they intend to say, to as soon as possible, and by midday on Monday 21 November 2022 at the latest.  Speakers are each asked not to exceed 3 minutes’ speaking time and to read out only the statement/question of which they have submitted notice, without adding to or altering it.  No person may submit more than one question or statement.  No more than one question may be asked, or statement made, on behalf of one organisation.  The overall time available for public questions or statements is 30 minutes.


If you are asking a question or making a statement at this meeting but do not wish to be recorded, please inform the Chairman who will instruct those taking a recording to cease whilst you speak.


Schools, Educational Achievement and Finance pdf icon PDF 564 KB

Report of the Corporate Director – Children and Young People’s Service.


Purpose of the report:  To inform Members of the local educational landscape, educational achievement and the financial challenges which affect schools in the Harrogate and Knaresborough constituency area.


Fuel Poverty Update pdf icon PDF 389 KB

Presentation on behalf of the Director of Public Health, NYCC.  Presentation slides attached.


Purpose: To provide an update, as requested by Committee Members.


Harrogate District Hospital's Recovery from the Covid Pandemic

Verbal briefing from Sarah Armstrong (Chair) and Jonathan Coulter (Chief Executive) of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Purpose: To provide a briefing, as requested by Committee Members.


Youth Council Update

Verbal update by a representative of the Youth Council on issues of importance to the Youth Council


Purpose:  This verbal update is an extension of a pilot exercise commenced at Skipton and Ripon Area Constituency Committee.


Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 607 KB

Report of the Principal Democratic Services Officer


Purpose of the report:  To ask Members to consider, amend and add to the Committee’s work programme.