Local democracy during coronavirus

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

Contact: Michelle Bennett  Democracy Officer

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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.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 247 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 18 February 2020.


Public Participation

At this point in the meeting, members of the public who have registered their wish to speak regarding an item on the agenda or an issue within the Committee’s remit can do so. The deadline for registering is 5:00pm on Wednesday 18 March 2020.


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. This broadcast can be viewed at: http://www.york.gov.uk/webcasts.


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



Review of the changes to repeat prescription ordering pdf icon PDF 355 KB

The CCG agreed to attend a future meeting to discuss the impact of the recommendations to change the process of repeat prescription ordering. This paper provides some of the early findings from analysis so far.


Practice Merger Application - Jorvik Gillygate Practice and East Parade Medical Practice pdf icon PDF 294 KB

The Committee will consider a report regarding the requested merger of the above General Medical Service contracts from 1st May 2020. One of the key drivers for the merger is the imminent retirement of Dr Murray, who is the sole provider at East Parade Medical Practice. Therefore, the merger will help ensure a more resilient primary care service in York.

Additional documents:


Smoking Cessation and Tobacco Control in York pdf icon PDF 217 KB

The Committee will consider a report which summarises the current work of both the council smoking cessation service and the wider partnership tobacco control work.


Work Plan pdf icon PDF 454 KB

The Committee will consider the draft work plan for the coming year.



Urgent Business

Any other business which the Chair considers urgent.

Democracy Officer:


Name – Michelle Bennett

Telephone – 01904 551573

E-mail - michelle.bennett@york.gov.uk


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


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