Manchester City Council



Communities and Equalities Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 5th December, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension

Contact: Rachel McKeon 

Webcast: View the webcast

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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 246 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 7 November 2019.


To receive the minutes of the Review of Advice Services in Manchester Task and Finish Group meetings held on 30 October 2019 and 15 November 2019.

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Peterloo Massacre 200th Anniversary Programme pdf icon PDF 266 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Neighbourhoods)


This report provides an overview of events which marked the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre in 2019.


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Manchester's Park Strategy 2017-2026 pdf icon PDF 230 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Neighbourhoods)


This report provides an update on the progress of delivering the Park Strategy.


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Sport and Physical Activity Strategy pdf icon PDF 287 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Neighbourhoods)


In May 2018, the Executive endorsed the recommendations of the Sport and Leisure Review carried out in early 2017 and agreed to approve the adoption of the new Sport and Physical Activity Strategy and the operating arrangements proposed to deliver it. This report provides an update on the progress made over the last twelve months and highlights that Manchester is tackling inactivity six times faster than the national average.

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Overview Report pdf icon PDF 296 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.

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