Environment and Climate Change Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 13th January, 2022 10.00 am

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

Contact: Lee Walker, Scrutiny Support Officer 

Note: This meeting can be viewed on Vimeo at 

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 declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest 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. Members with a personal interest should declare that interest 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 152 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 9 December 2021.


Manchester Food Board pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Report of the Consultant in Public Health Manchester Health and Care Commissioning


This report outlines the strategic aims and objective of the Manchester Food Board (MFB) in influencing and addressing climate change, including an overview of the MFB Action Plan, updates on recent action, and priorities for 2022.


Additional documents:


Climate Change Action Plan - Quarterly Update Report pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and City Treasurer       


The Council declared a Climate Emergency in July 2019 and developed a Climate Change Action Plan (CCAP) 2020-25, which was approved by Executive in March 2020.


This report provides an update on progress in Quarter 3 2021-22 (October – December 2021)


Additional documents:


Large Scale Renewable Energy Generation Outline Business Case pdf icon PDF 350 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and City Treasurer


The purpose of this report is to seek a decision to support the proposal to secure delegation from Executive for the Council to enter commercial negotiations to progress the purchase of a suitable solution with options being a solar asset and / or a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).


Additional documents:


Overview Report pdf icon PDF 425 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit


This is a monthly report, which includes the recommendations monitor, relevant key decisions, the Committee’s work programme and any items for information.