Manchester City Council



Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension

Contact: Lee Walker 

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Urgent Business

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

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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.

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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.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 8 January 2019 .

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Single Hospital Service Progress Report pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Report of the Director, Single Hospital Service


This report provides an update on the City of Manchester Single Hospital Service Programme. It sets out the work that has taken place since the creation of Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) on 1st October 2017 and describes the approach used within MFT to track the anticipated benefits of the merger. It also outlines the part MFT is playing in the work being led by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership to transfer North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH) into MFT.


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Manchester Local Care Organisation pdf icon PDF 298 KB

Report of the Chief Executive, Manchester Local Care Organisation


Further to the establishment of the Manchester Local Care Organisation (MLCO) as a public sector partnership on April 1st 2018 through the agreement and signing of a Partnering Agreement, this paper provides Scrutiny Committee with a further update of progress made across core business areas of MLCO. Scrutiny Committee are advised that this paper builds on the update provided in October 2018.


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Updated Financial Strategy and Directorate Business Plans 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 317 KB

Report to the Chief Executive and City Treasurer


This report provides an update on the Council’s financial position and sets out next steps in the budget process, including scrutiny of the draft budget proposals and Directorate Business Plan reports by this Committee.


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Manchester Health and Care Commissioning Pooled Budget 2019/20, including Adult Social Care pdf icon PDF 460 KB

Report of the Director of Adult Social Care and Ian Williamson, Chief Accountable Officer, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning (MHCC)


This report sets out the priorities for MHCC during the 2019/20 financial year and progress towards the vision set out in the Our Manchester Strategy. The report provides an update on MHCC’s financial plan for 2019/20, reflecting the Manchester Health and Care Locality Plan and Adult Social Care Business Plan for the period 2017-2020. The report is a refresh of the Joint Financial Plan for MHCC for 2018-20 in the context of changing resources, challenges and opportunities – with a specific focus on the Adult Social Care and Population Health components of the plan.



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Overview Report pdf icon PDF 275 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit


The monthly report includes the recommendations monitor, relevant key decisions, the Committee’s work programme and items for information. The report also contains additional information including details of those organisations that have been inspected by the Care Quality Commission

(CQC) within Manchester since the Health Scrutiny Committee last met.


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