North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Panel - Thursday, 11th January, 2024 11.45 am

Venue: Brierley Room, County Hall, Northallerton DL7 8AD

Contact: Diane Parsons  Email:


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Welcome and apologies


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.


Consideration of the Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider the exclusion of the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the item of business listed in column 1 of the following table on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraph specified in column 2, of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 as amended by the Local Government (Access to Information)(Variation)Order 2006:-


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Public Questions or Statements to the Panel

·    Any member of the public, who lives, works or studies in North Yorkshire and York can ask a question to the Panel.  The question or statement must be put in writing to the Panel no later than midday on Monday, 8th January 2024 to Diane Parsons (contact details below). 

·    The time period for asking and responding to all questions will be limited to 30 minutes. No one question or statement shall exceed 3 minutes.

·    Please see the rules regarding Public Question Time at the end of this agenda page.  The full protocol can be found at


Progress on Issues Raised by the Panel pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Update report from the Panel Secretariat.


Members' Questions


HMICFRS re-visit outcomes for the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and North Yorkshire Police

For the Panel to note and/or comment on the published findings of the inspectorate following their re-assessment of progress against Causes of Concern previously highlighted for each service.


North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service - HMI letter on Causes for Concern (published 19 October 2023) pdf icon PDF 190 KB


North Yorkshire Police - HMI letter regarding Causes for Concern (published 6 December 2023) pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Focus on: Realising our potential


Setting the Precepts for 2024/25: Police and Fire and Rescue pdf icon PDF 436 KB

‘Pre-precept’ report from the Commissioner setting out the provisional funding settlements for both services, with additional context around the current precept consultation and future planning assumptions.

Additional documents:


Organisational Review of North Yorkshire Police pdf icon PDF 216 KB

Report from the Commissioner outlining the findings and implications of the recent organisational review.

Other reports


Mayoral Devolution and Implications for Panel Governance

Reports from the Secretariat providing information on the implications for the Panel following devolution and seeking agreement to changes to the Panel’s Arrangements.


Devolution Implications and Governance Changes pdf icon PDF 174 KB


Panel Arrangements pdf icon PDF 333 KB


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Report by the Panel Secretariat.


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

Monday, 05 February 2024 at 10:30am – County Hall, Northallerton.


Closed Session - Organisational Review of North Yorkshire Police

For the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Panel to be provided with additional briefing and context regarding the ongoing organisational review of North Yorkshire Police.