Care & Independence Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 2nd March, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: County Hall, Northallerton

Contact: Ray Busby  01609532655

No. Item


Welcome and Introductions


Minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 8 December 2022 pdf icon PDF 384 KB


Any Declarations of Interest


Public Questions or Statements

Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have delivered notice (to include the text of the question/statement) to Ray Busby of Policy & Partnerships (contact details below) no later than midday on Monday 27 February 2023. 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 those taking a recording to cease while you speak.


Chairman's remarks - Any correspondence, communication or other business brought forward by the direction of the Chairman of the Committee.



Social Care, Public Health and Climate Change - Line of Enquiry pdf icon PDF 258 KB

With the prior agreement of the committee, Cllr Andy Brown submitted an outline line of enquiry in relation to Health and Adult Services directorate activity on Social Care, Public Health and Climate Change, inviting a response at this committee meeting.


North Yorkshire Council Health and Adult Services Climate Action Plan pdf icon PDF 916 KB

It should be noted that this is a DRAFT of the Climate Action Plan for the directorate of Health and Adult Services and a service specific action plan for Public Health, produced in February 2023. This draft has not yet had wider engagement and is therefore subject to change but gives an indicative overview of the proposed actions, existing activity, and priorities.

Additional documents:


Health and Adult Services Local Account 2021-2022 pdf icon PDF 268 KB

To introduce the Health and Adult Services Local Account, shown as Appendix 1. The time period covered for this Local Account is 1st April 2021-31st March 2022.

(Please note that this is a draft proof – some minor proof-reading or layout changes may be made before it is published).



Additional documents:


North Yorkshire Safeguarding Adults Board - One page summary of Annual Report pdf icon PDF 299 KB

This item is for information. The Chair of the Board is unable to attend your meeting so the topic will be introduced by Louise Wallace, Director of Public Health. A one-page summary is attached to these papers. A copy of the full Annual Report can be found on the following website



Care Market Update pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Presentation by Abigail Barron (Head of Service Development, Commissioning and Quality) on Care Market issues in North Yorkshire


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 388 KB

Report of the Scrutiny Team Leader


Other business which the Chairman agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances.