Notice of a public meeting of                                 




Councillors Aspden (Chair), Ayre, Craghill, Cuthbertson, D'Agorne, Runciman, Smalley, Waller and Widdowson



Thursday, 17 March 2022



5.30 pm



The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045)









Notice to Members – Post Decision Calling In:


Members are reminded that, should they wish to call in any item* on this agenda, notice must be given to Democratic Services by 4:00 pm on Monday, 21 March 2022.


*With the exception of matters that have been the subject of a previous call in, require Full Council approval or are urgent, which are not subject to the call-in provisions. Any called in items will be considered by the Customer and Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee.




1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point, Members are asked to declare:


·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests


which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.          Exclusion of Press and Public 



To consider the exclusion of the press and public from the meeting during consideration of Annex 2 to Agenda Item 6 (Housing Delivery Programme update – Delivering Affordable Housing on Council Land), on the grounds that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of particular persons (including the authority holding that information).  This information is classed as exempt under paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as revised by The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006).




3.          Minutes 

(Pages 3 - 12)


To approve and sign the minutes of the Executive meeting held on 7 February 2022.




4.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings.  The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Tuesday, 15 March 2022


To register to speak please visit to fill in an online registration form.  If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact Democratic Services.  Contact details can be found at the foot of this agenda.


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5.          Forward Plan 

(Pages 13 - 16)


To receive details of those items that are listed on the Forward Plan for the next two Executive meetings.




6.          Housing Delivery Programme update – Delivering Affordable Housing on Council Land 

(Pages 17 - 44)


The Director of Housing, Economy & Regeneration to present a report which provides an update on the progress of the Housing Delivery Programme, seeks approval to proceed to construction on the Duncombe Barracks and Burnholme sites and deliver further affordable homes, and presents proposals for the disposal of 17-21 Piccadilly for affordable housing.




7.          *York Minster Precinct Neighbourhood Plan – Examiner’s Report and Decision Statement 

(Pages 45 - 60)


The Corporate Director of Place to present a report which asks Executive to agree the recommendations of the Examiner in respect of the York Precinct Neighbourhood Plan, to enable the Plan to proceed to Referendum.




8.          *Adoption of Minerals and Waste Joint Plan 

(Pages 61 - 72)


The Corporate Director of Place to present a report which informs Members of the outcome of the Examination in Public by the Government’s Appointed Inspector into the Minerals & Waste Joint Plan (2015-2030) and accompanying Policies Map, and asks Executive to recommend that Council adopt the Plan.


Note: Due to the size of the annexes to the above two reports (Items 7 and 8), they have not been included in the printed agenda papers or pdf pack but are available to view online.  Members will have printed copies of the Local Plan Working Group agenda, which includes the relevant papers.




9.          York's 10-Year Skills Strategy 

(Pages 73 - 128)


The Assistant Director, Education & Skills, to present a report which provides an update on the development of York’s 10-Year Skills Strategy through the city’s Skills and Employment Board and seeks support for the council’s continuing role as a key partner in delivering its shared priorities.





10.      Request to Extend Home to School Contracts - Pullman 

(Pages 129 - 150)


The Director of Prevention & Commissioning and Education to present a report which seeks approval to extend the home to school coach contracts with York Pullman Bus Company to 31 July 2024, to ensure continuity in delivery of a statutory service whilst elements of current delivery are reviewed.




11.      Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democratic Services officer:


Name: Fiona Young

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 552030

·        E-mail –




For more information about any of the following please contact the Democratic Services Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:

·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats

Contact details are set out above.