Thirsk and Malton Area Constituency Committee - Friday, 16th June, 2023 2.00 pm

No. Item


Appointment of Chair for 2023/24


Welcome by the Chair - Introductions, updates and apologies


Minutes of the Meeting held on 31st March 2023 pdf icon PDF 158 KB


Appointment of Vice-Chair 2023/24


Declarations of Interest


Public Questions or Statements

Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice and provided the text to Steve Loach of Democratic Services (contact details below) no later than midday on Tuesday 13th June 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.



Provision of Post Office Services in Helmsley - to discuss with representatives of the Post Office


North Yorkshire Council's Petition Scheme - Filey Public Toilets

Should a petition contain 500 signatures or more it will be scheduled for debate at the next meeting of the appropriate Area Constituency Committee.


The following petition has exceeded 500 signatures, to date 1490, and, as such, will be considered at today’s meeting:-


“Free access to toilets in Filey, pending a full review and consultation for the administrative district”


At the meeting the petition organiser will be given five minutes to present the petition and an officer of the Council will provide a response. The petition will then be discussed by councillors for a maximum of 15 minutes.


A decision on how to respond to the petition will be agreed at the meeting. Councillors may decide:


             to take the action the petition requests

             not to take the action requested for reasons put forward in the debate

             to commission further investigation into the matter.


The petition organiser will receive written confirmation of the decision and the decision will be recorded in the minutes of the meeting, published on our website.


Discussion with the Constituency MP, Kevin Hollinrake


Area Constituency Committees in the new North Yorkshire Council - to discuss a guide about Area Constituency Committees’ ways of working for this next iteration of the committees. pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Additional documents:


Appointments to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Additional documents:


Local Transport Plan - to arrange an event for Members to take part in the consultation exercise pdf icon PDF 59 KB


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Additional documents:


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