Manchester City Council



Economy Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 7th November, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension

Contact: Michael Williamson 

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Urgent Business

To consider any items which the Chair has agreed to have submitted as urgent.

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To consider any appeals from the public against refusal to allow inspection of background documents and/or the inclusion of items in the confidential part of the agenda.

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To allow Members an opportunity to [a] declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests they might have in any items which appear on this agenda; and [b] record any items from which they are precluded from voting as a result of Council Tax/Council rent arrears; [c] the existence and nature of party whipping arrangements in respect of any item to be considered at this meeting. Members with a personal interest should declare that at the start of the item under consideration.  If Members also have a prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they must withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of the item.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 171 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 10 October 2019.

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The Green Economy - Opportunities and Challenges for Manchester pdf icon PDF 302 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Development and Growth)


This report provides an update on the opportunities and challenges faced by Manchester as the city makes the transition to a zero carbon future. The report focuses on the implications for the city’s economic growth, and development in the context of Developing a More Inclusive Economy - Our Manchester Industrial Strategy and the ambition to be a zero carbon city by 2038 at the latest.


The report introduces some of the high level themes for the Committee to consider as part of their discussion workshop. A number of external experts have been invited to the meeting to contribute to the discussion with Members.



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Overview Report pdf icon PDF 338 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit


This report provides the Committee with details of key decisions that fall within the Committee’s remit and an update on actions resulting from the Committee’s recommendations. The report also includes the Committee’s work programme, which the Committee is asked to amend as appropriate and agree.

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