Harrogate and Knaresborough Area Constituency Committee - Thursday, 6th January, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Remote meeting held via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Ruth Gladstone  Email:

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Welcome by the Chairman, introductions and apologies for absence


Minutes of the Informal Meeting of the Committee held on 16th September 2021 pdf icon PDF 503 KB


Declarations of Interest


County Council Budget 2022/23

Verbal briefing presentation by the Corporate Director - Strategic Resources


Purpose:  An opportunity for Committee Members to review the annual Council budget and its implications for the area covered by the Committee, ahead of the Executive meeting in January 2022 and County Council in February 2022.


Verbal Updates from Executive Members


Schools, Educational Achievement and Finance pdf icon PDF 510 KB

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


Purpose:  To provide an update on the local educational landscape, educational achievement and the financial challenges affecting schools in the Harrogate and Knaresborough constituency area.


Healthy Eating pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Joint report of the Healthy Schools Programme Manager and Public Health’s Health Improvement Manager


Purpose: To advise of the work of the County Council’s Public Health and Healthy Schools teams to improve nutrition and promote a healthy weight in children, young people and families, and encourage healthy eating in schools and early years settings.


Receipt of Petition "Stop The Station Gateway Project and the Pedestrianisation of Harrogate's Town Centre" pdf icon PDF 409 KB

Report of the Assistant Chief Executive (Legal and Democratic Services)


Purpose: To hear an oral presentation of this petition from the petition organisers and to seek the Committee’s response.


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 3rd January 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.


Footway and Lighting - Kingsley Road/Bogs Lane

Verbal request by County Councillor Philip Broadbank


Purpose: To request a report from Area 6 Highways on the timescale for footpath and lighting works.


Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 575 KB

Report of the Principal Democratic Services Officer


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