Corporate and governance

Lisa Dixon, Director and Monitoring Officer

Carol Rehill, Deputy Monitoring Officer and Head of Legal and Governance

Richard Smith, Deputy Monitoring Officer (North York Moors National Park)

Summary of workscope

Providing the Monitoring Officer role for the council, including:

  • reviewing and advising on reports to council, Cabinet and committees
  • providing legal advice to the council, committees and the council’s senior management team on all aspects of the council’s work
  • monitoring the governance arrangements of the council’s partnerships and providing guidance to the council in relation to those partnerships
  • guidance on member conduct, standards committee work and investigations
  • the authorisation of surveillance pursuant to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act