Economy and Regeneration Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday, 25th June, 2024 10.00 am

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

Contact: Rachel McKeon 


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 68 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 21 May 2024.


Cultural Strategy pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Report of the Strategic Director of Neighbourhoods


This report presents the new proposed cultural strategic framework for Manchester called ‘Always, Everywhere: Manchester Cultural Ambition 2024-2034’, which sets out a new strategic vision and objectives for the next 10 years.

Additional documents:


Local Plan Update pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Growth and Development)


This report provides an update on the emerging Local Plan. The draft plan is being developed in the light of the adoption of the joint Local Plan, Places for Everyone, which was adopted by Council on 20 March 2024.


The report provides an overview of the process in developing the emerging Local Plan. It provides an update on the supporting evidence base; and outlines the relationship of the Local Plan to other key Council strategies including the Our Manchester Strategy and Climate Change Action Plan. The impact of a new Government is also considered within the context of how this may affect progress on the draft Local Plan.          



Additional documents:


Tourist accommodation and short-term lets pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of the Strategic Director (Growth & Development) and Director of StrategicHousing & Development


This report provides an overview of the short-term lets market in Manchester and highlights recent Governmental developments in terms of regulation of the sector.

Additional documents:


Overview Report pdf icon PDF 190 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.