Decision details


Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The subject of the decision:


This report asked Cabinet to make a decision on the submission of the devolution proposal to Government for North Yorkshire and the City of York and to consider jointly commissioning with other North Yorkshire District Councils work on unitary authority options.


Alternative options considered:


Cabinet considered the options as contained within the report.


The reason for the decision:


Cabinet was not satisfied that there was sufficient information contained with the report to make an informed decision and suggested that further consideration of this matter be deferred until the white paper is published by Government.


The Decision:




(1)     Cabinet defers any decision to submit the ‘asks list’ at this stage to await further information and the publication of the white paper; and


(2)     approval be given to jointly commission with other North Yorkshire District Councils work on unitary authority options and agreement of the sum is delegated to the Chief Executive.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: All Wards;

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Justin Ives, Chief Executive Email:

Publication date: 30/07/2020

Date of decision: 28/07/2020

Decided at meeting: 28/07/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 11/08/2020

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