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Issue details

York Museums Trust: Renewing the Legal Relationship with the Council

Purpose of Report: The report proposes a restructuring of the legal relationships between the Council and York Museums Trust (YMT) in order to foster a strong relationship between the Council and YMT, and ensure that the Council is best able to support YMT through a new 5 year strategic plan, to continue to develop and invest in the city’s museums and protect the museum assets over the long-term. The Executive is asked to agree the principles for a new legal structure.

This decision will now be made at the 28 April Executive meeting, to enable the report to be considered following the YMT scrutiny review report.


This report has now been withdrawn as the content of this report is covered in the York Museums Trust (YMT) Scrutiny Review Final Report to be considered by the Executive on 28 April.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Withdrawn

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/12/2015

Decision due: 28/04/16 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Culture, Leisure & Tourism

Lead director: Director of Communities & Neighbourhoods

Department: Directorate of Communities & Neighbourhoods

Contact: Charlie Croft, Assistant Director of Customer and Communities 01904 553371 Email: charlie.croft@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

The issues covered by this report will be discussed by the Learning and Culture Scrutiny Committee during February / March 2016 prior to drafting of the report.

Making Representations: Contact report author


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