Communities and Equalities Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday, 23rd May, 2023 2.00 pm

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

Contact: Rachel McKeon 


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 187 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 7 March 2023.


[2.05 pm - 2.50 pm] A short update report on migration services in Manchester, including Afghanistan, Ukraine and Asylum pdf icon PDF 147 KB

Report of the Director of Housing Services


This is an update report on Council support and services to Afghanistan and Ukraine migrants in Manchester. It also provides an update on asylum dispersal in the city and on the emerging Sudanese situation, Hong Kong British Nationals (Overseas) and Chagossians.


[2.50 pm - 3.00 pm] Overview Report pdf icon PDF 121 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 any items for information.