Economy and Regeneration Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday, 23rd May, 2023 10.00 am

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

Contact: Charlotte Lynch 


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 110 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday, 9 March 2023.


Purpose-Built Student Accommodation pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Growth and Development).


This report updates the Economy Scrutiny Committee and the Executive on the provision of Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) in Manchester and issues that have arisen since the last report in December 2020.


Economy Dashboard pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Report of the Head of Performance, Research and Intelligence.


This report and the Economy Dashboard contain a range of data and intelligence covering key aspects of Manchester’s economy.

Additional documents:


Overview Report pdf icon PDF 144 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.

Please note, there will be a Work Programming session at the rise of this meeting for committee members only