Manchester City Council



Resources and Governance Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday, 4th February, 2020 10.00 am

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

Contact: Michael Williamson 


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 175 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 7 January 2020


The Council's Updated Financial Strategy and Budget reports 2020/21

Report to follow.


Corporate Core Budget Report 2020/21

Report to follow.


Council's Capital Strategy 2020/21

Report to follow.


Domestic violence and abuse funding and commissioning review pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Neighbourhoods) attached


This report provides a response to questions raised at the Scrutiny Committee meeting in September 2019 about the review of domestic violence and abuse funding and commissioning arrangements.

Additional documents:


ICT update

Report to follow.


Delivering the Our Manchester Strategy

Report to follow.


Overview Report pdf icon PDF 489 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.


Legal Services Update

Report to follow.


Exclusion of Press and Public

The officers consider that the following item contains exempt information as provided for in the Local Government Access to Information Act and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information. The Committee is recommended to agree the necessary resolutions excluding the public from the meeting during consideration of this item.


Legal Services update (Public Excluded)

Report to follow.