Questions to Executive Members and Others under Procedural Rule 23
To receive answers to any questions that councillors have raised in accordance with Procedural Rule 23.
Councillor Igbon responded to a question from Councillor Rowles regarding whether there was any funding available for alley gating schemes in Moss Side to combat the effects of fly tipping, dumped household rubbish and discarded commercial waste.
Councillor Igbon responded to a question from Councillor Flanagan regarding the construction start and completion dates of the long promised Scotland Hall Road Park play zone.
Councillor T Robinson responded to a question from Councillor Flanagan regarding the possibility of establishing a Miles Platting and Newton Heath Health Task Force, with the aim to tackle the existing health inequalities and provision of more GPs, Dentists and the long promised Health Centre.
Councillor Igbon responded to a question from Councillor Nunney regarding how was the decision made as to how frequently a road should be cleaned, referencing several roads in Woodhouse Park that in his opinion were not cleaned often enough.
Councillor Midgely responded to a question from Councillor Leech regarding whether the report that the Council commissioned from the private consultancy RedQuadrant to evaluate where the Council was going wrong in its approach to homelessness would be published in full.
Councillor Akbar responded to a question from Councillor Leech regarding what progress has been made on plans to upgrade and overhaul the Contact reporting system.
Councillor Igbon responded to a question from Councillor Leech regarding what action residents should take when travellers were attempting to access Council-owned sites out of normal working hours.
Councillor White responded to a question from Councillor Leech regarding how many shared ownership affordable homes were currently under construction in Manchester, or had been approved through the planning process, but had not begun on site.
Councillor White responded to a question from Councillor I Robinson regarding whether the Council was still committed to, and working on a solution to Grey Mare Lane, in regards to making good on the original plans that were proposed for the retrofit of all homes on the estate
Councillor Rawlins was not present to respond to the question from Councillor I Robinson. The Lord Mayor informed Councillor I Robinson that a written response would be provided to her question regarding the Eastlands resident parking scheme coming into effect. And whether there would be an outreach programme plan for residents who weren’t able to access the internet/app or didn’t feel confident in doing so. The supplementary question regarding communication on event passes would also be responded to in writing.
The Lord Mayor advised that a written response would be provided by Councillor Rawlins to a question from Councillor Good regarding, what the Council was doing to prevent the increasing number of car crashes in Ancoats.
Councillor Igbon responded to a question from Councillor Good regarding whether the order for 200 new waste bins across Manchester had been placed.
Councillor White responded to a question from Councillor Good regarding what progress had the Council made on seeking funding through Homes England, the GMCA Green Homes Grant funding, and other sources to help resolve the issue of retrofitting works for owner occupiers on the Grey Mare Lane Estate.
Councillor Rahman responded to a question from Councillor Good regarding the number of CCTV cameras operated by Manchester City Council, that were non-functional or in a state of disrepair.