Agenda and minutes

Agenda and minutes

Extraordinary meeting No.2, at the rise of the preceding meeting, Council - Friday, 4th March, 2022 10.30 am

Venue: The Council Chamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension

Contact: Andrew Woods 

Items
No. Item

19.

HS2 Phase 2b Western Leg (Crewe-Manchester) Hybrid Bill Petitioning pdf icon PDF 251 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Growth and Development) and the City Solicitor attached

Minutes:

Consideration of the report of the Strategic Director (Growth and Development) and the City Solicitor that set out a procedural matter, specifically, seeking Full Council approval for the City Council to object to elements of the HS2 Phase 2b Western Leg (Crewe- Manchester) hybridBill, deposited in Parliament on 24 January 2022.

 

The Minutes of the Constitutional and Nomination Committee held on 4 March 2022 were submitted recommending to Council that, subject to being satisfied that it is expedient for Manchester City Council to do so, the City Council oppose elements of the HS2 Phase 2b Western Leg (Crewe- Manchester) hybrid Bill, as detailed in the report submitted.

 

The Council held a named vote.

 

For the recommendation (80)

 

Abdullatif, Akbar, Azra Ali, Ahmed Ali, Shaukat Ali, Andrews, Appleby, Baker-Smith, Bano, Bayunu, Benham, Bridges, Butt, Chohan, Clay, Collins, Connolly, Cooley, Craig, Curley, M Dar, Y Dar, Doswell, Evans, Farrell, Flanagan, Foley, Good, Green, Grimshaw, Hassan, Hewitson, Hilal, Hitchen, Holt, Hughes, Hussain, Igbon, Ilyas, Jeavons, S Judge, Kamal, Karney, Kirkpatrick, Lanchbury, Leech, J Lovecy, Lynch, Ludford, McHale, Midgley, Moore, Newman, Nunney, B Priest, H Priest, Rahman, Raikes, Rawlins, Razaq, Reeves, Reid, Riasat, Richards, Robinson, Rowles, Russell, Sadler, M Sharif Mahamed, Sheikh, Shilton Godwin, Stanton, Taylor, Wheeler, White, Wills, Wilson and Wright

 

Against (0)

Abstain (0)

Decisions

 

  1. To agree that the City Council oppose elements of the HS2 Phase 2b Western Leg (Crewe- Manchester) hybridBill introduced into 24 January 2022 session of Parliament as detailed in the report submitted.

 

  1. That approval be given to delegate authority to the Strategic Director (Growth and Development), in consultation with the Leader of the Council and City Solicitor, to take all such steps as may be necessary to give effect to the above resolution including all those steps required for the Council to submit any petition and thereafter to maintain and if considered appropriate authorise the withdrawal of any petition points that have been resolved  in respect of the Bill, and to negotiate and/or seek assurances/ undertaking/agreements to the Bill.