Manchester City Council



Communities and Equalities Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 14th January, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Virtual meeting - Webcast at

Contact: Rachel McKeon 

Note: You can watch the meeting live here 

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 155 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 3 December 2020.


Neighbourhoods Directorate Budget Proposals 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 268 KB

Additional documents:


Our Manchester Strategy Reset - Draft Strategy pdf icon PDF 292 KB

Report of the City Solicitor


This report provides an update on the draft Our Manchester Strategy – Forward to 2025 reset document. A draft of the reset Strategy is appended to this report.

Additional documents:


Manchester's Park Development Programme 2021 - 2025 pdf icon PDF 261 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Neighbourhoods)


This report provides an update on the progress and future programme of investment for parks that will accelerate delivery of the Park Strategy and support the delivery of revenue savings beyond 2021.


Additional documents:


Update on COVID-19 Activity (Residents and Communities Recovery Situation Report Summary) pdf icon PDF 326 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Neighbourhoods)


This report is a summary of relevant sections of the Residents and Communities Recovery workstream.


Overview Report pdf icon PDF 260 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.