Venue: The Thornton Room - Ground Floor, West Offices (G039). View directions

Contact: Angela Bielby  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 139 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the Economy & Place Policy & Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 10 December 2019.


Public Participation

It is at this point in the meeting that members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. The deadline for registering is 5.00pm on Tuesday 14 January 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 this meeting may be filmed and webcast, or recorded,  and that includes any registered public speakers, who have given their permission. The broadcast can be viewed at or, if 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 (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




Overview Report on Economy and Place Sickness and Workloads pdf icon PDF 555 KB

This report provides the committee with information on the wellbeing of staff, specifically within the Economy and Place Directorate, through updated management information, staff survey results and ongoing activities to support the wellbeing of staff and to reduce absence levels.


Scoping report on in-work poverty including Employers' Charter and Living Hours pdf icon PDF 203 KB

This report presents the Economy and Place Policy and Scrutiny Committee with a request by the Customer and Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee (CSMC) to undertake a review into elements of poverty in the city which fall within the Economy and Place Policy and Scrutiny Committee’s remit, as part of a corporate review of poverty in York.


Additional documents:


Work Plan 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 272 KB

To consider the Committee’s Work Plan for the remainder of the 2019-20 municipal year.


Urgent Business

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


Democracy Officer:

Name: Angela Bielby

Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 552299

·        E-mail –



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