Resources and Governance Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday, 11th January, 2022 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 244 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 7 December 2021.


Finance Settlement pdf icon PDF 494 KB

Report of the Deputy City Treasurer attached


This report updates Members on the main announcements from the provisional local government finance settlement 2022/23 announced 16 December 2021, with a focus on the impact on Manchester City Council and its budget for 2022/23. It also outlines the main budget assumptions behind the Medium-Term budget position 2022/23 to 2024/25.


Revenue Budget modelling pdf icon PDF 419 KB

Report of the Deputy City Treasurer attached


This report provides an update on the latest inflation and demand growth estimates which are included in the Medium-Term Financial Plan.


Funding of the Capital Programme pdf icon PDF 159 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and City Treasurer attached


This report provides a summary of the Council’s proposed capital investment priorities, which will be included in the Capital Strategy report to Executive in February.


Budget Equality Impact Assessments pdf icon PDF 200 KB

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive and City Treasurer attached


This report provides details on how the approach to Equality Impact Assessments and Poverty Impact Assessments has developed over recent years and how these will be further embedded and strengthened in the Budget setting and business planning processes in the future. The report also covers the budget setting process for 2022/23 and the limited impact this will have on equalities and poverty.


Overview Report pdf icon PDF 328 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.