Notice of a public meeting of

Shareholder Committee



Councillors Widdowson (Chair) and D'Agorne



Monday, 28 March 2022






The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor,

 West Offices (F045)






1.          Declarations of Interest  



At this point in the meeting 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.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 10)


To approve and sign the minutes of the last meeting of the Committee held on 22 November 2021.





3.          Exclusion of Press and Public 

To consider excluding the public and press from the meeting during consideration of the following items: 


(i)       Agenda Item 5, Veritau Limited Business Update

•  Appendix 1 – Veritau group profit and loss account 2021-22 (quarter 3)

•  Appendix 2 – Veritau Limited balance sheet at   31/12/21

•   Appendix 3 – Variances against budget (quarter 3)

•   Appendix 4  Veritau business plan 2022-23

•   Appendix 5 – Veritau Group budget 2022-23



(ii)      Agenda Item 6, Yorwaste Ltd Finance Update

•  Annex 2 - Yorwaste Headline Performance Review


(iii)     Agenda Item 8, City of York Trading Ltd Update

•  Annex B – CYT Performance Update March 2022

•  Annex C – CV of proposed Independent Non-Executive Director


(iv)    Agenda Item 9, Make It York Update

•  Annex H - MIY Forecast Cash flow

•  Annex I - MIY Summary Profit and Loss


On the grounds that these contain information relating to the financial or business affairs of any 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 amended by the Local Government (Access to information) (Variation) Order 2006.




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. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5.00pm on Thursday 24 March 2022.


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5.          Veritau Limited Business Update 

(Pages 11 - 54)


To receive an update on Veritau Group’s finance and performance to date in 2021/22.





6.          Yorwaste Ltd Finance Update 

(Pages 55 - 106)


To consider reports from Yorwaste providing a trading update for the 2021/22 financial year as well as the Business Plan for 2022/23.




7.          YPO Ltd Finance Update 

(Pages 107 - 174)


To consider a report from YPO outlining the latest financial performance.





8.          City of York Trading Ltd Update 

(Pages 175 - 198)


To consider the City of York Trading Ltd’s performance update.





9.          Make It York Update 

(Pages 199 - 338)


This report provides an update from Make It York (MIY) on the company’s performance since the report to this committee in November.  A business plan for 2022/23 is set out for approval together with a new Scheme of Delegation for the company.




10.      Work Plan 

(Pages 339 - 342)


To consider the Committee’s Work Plan for the 2021/22 and 2022/23 municipal year.





11.      Urgent Business 



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




Democracy Officer:

Name: Louise Cook

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 551031

·        Email -






For more information about any of the following please contact the Democracy 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.