Local democracy during coronavirus

During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates for more information on meetings and decisions.


Venue: The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045). View directions

Contact: Louise Cook  Democracy Officer

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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



Minutes pdf icon PDF 142 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 26 February 2020.


Public Participation

At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so.  The deadline for registering is 5.00pm on Monday 23 March 2020.  Members of the public can speak on agenda items or matters within the remit of the committee.


To register to speak please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting, on the details at the foot of the agenda.


 Filming, Recording or Webcasting Meetings

Please note that, subject to available resources, this meeting will be filmed and webcast, or recorded, including any registered public speakers who have given their permission.  The broadcast can be viewed at http://www.york.gov.uk/webcasts  or, if sound recorded, this will be uploaded onto the Council’s website following the meeting.


Residents are welcome to photograph, film or record Councillors and Officers at all meetings open to the press and public. This includes the use of social media reporting, i.e. tweeting.  Anyone wishing to film, record or take photos at any public meeting should contact the Democracy Officer (whose contact details are at the foot of this agenda) in advance of the meeting.


The Council’s protocol on Webcasting, Filming & Recording of Meetings ensures that these practices are carried out in a manner both respectful to the conduct of the meeting and all those present.  It can be viewed at http://www.york.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/11406/protocol_for_webcasting_filming_and_recording_of_council_meetings_20160809.pdf


SACRE (Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education) Annual Report pdf icon PDF 637 KB

This report provides Members with details of the work of SACRE from January to December 2019.


Home to School Transport Report pdf icon PDF 237 KB

This report provides a summary of home to school transport arrangements across York, in terms of policy; both statutory and discretionary elements, financial position and current pressures and challenges and future options to explore further. 


York Safeguarding Partnership Bi Annual Update Report pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Members will receive a report that highlights some significant pieces of work, as well as providing an update on Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB) and the rise in reporting of child sex offences.

Additional documents:


Child Poverty in York Scoping Report pdf icon PDF 190 KB

This report presents the Children, Education and Communities Policy and Scrutiny Committee with initial information and the draft remit proposed by the Task Group set up to examine Child Poverty in York.


Work Plan pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To consider the Committee’s draft work plan for the municipal year 2019-20.


Urgent Business

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


Democracy Officer


Louise Cook 

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 551031

·        Email - louise.cook@york.gov.uk



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