Resources and Governance Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday, 22nd June, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, 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 295 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 25 May 2021


Future Shape of the Council pdf icon PDF 348 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and City Treasurer attached


This report sets out the context and background for the Future Shape of the Council Programme, its priority areas of work and benefits to the Council and its residents.  The digital agenda forms a major workstream within the Future Shape programme and ICT support will be integral to its successful delivery. This paper sets out this work.

Additional documents:


Domestic Violence and Abuse Funding pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Report of the Strategic Director – Neighbourhoods attached


This report sets out the current funding arrangement for Domestic Violence and Abuse services across Manchester. It highlights in particular new investments that the council is making in 2021/22 to help further support victims and children and tackle perpetrator behaviour.

Additional documents:


Nursery Funding pdf icon PDF 453 KB

Report of the Strategic Director for Children and Education Services attached


This report outlines a set of proposals to support the continued provision of high quality Early Years settings across the City. The report specifically provides an overview of the impact of the current Early Years tendered day-care model (whereby providers offer day-care from a Council owned building), on the Council’s duty to oversee sufficient day-care for preschool children across Manchester; the Early Years Budget and ongoing maintenance of Early Years buildings which remain part of the corporate estate


Overview Report pdf icon PDF 309 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.