Economy Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 23rd June, 2022 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension. View directions

Contact: Michael Williamson 

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No. Item


Urgent Business

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



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.



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.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 181 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 26 May 2022


Manchester Housing Strategy (2022-2032) pdf icon PDF 401 KB

Report of the Interim Director of Housing and Residential Growth attached.


This report provides an update on the development of the new Manchester Housing Strategy (2022-2032).  The Strategy brings together themes from the previous Housing Strategy (2015-21) and the Residential Growth Strategy (2015-25) into a single, holistic document.

Additional documents:


This City: Progress Update pdf icon PDF 327 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Growth and Development) attached


This report provides an update on progress of both strategic and scheme specific activities in advance of a further report being presented to the Council’s Executive in September 2022 on the company business plan.


Final Evaluation of the Crumpsall Selective Licensing Area and Proposed Next Phase of Selective Licensing pdf icon PDF 499 KB

Report of the Interim Director of Housing and Residential Growth and Strategic Director Neighbourhoods attached


This report provides Members with the outcomes of the evaluation of the Crumpsall Selective Licensing area and advises on the proposed future phases of selective licensing.

Additional documents:


Overview Report pdf icon PDF 264 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.