Economy Scrutiny Committee
Purpose of committee
Scrutiny Committees represent the interests of local people about important issues that affect them. They look at how the decisions, policies and services of the Council and other key public agencies impact on the city and its residents. Scrutiny Committees do not take decisions but can make recommendations to decision-makers about how they are delivering the Manchester Strategy, an agreed vision for a better Manchester that is shared by public agencies across the city.
The Economy Scrutiny Committee looks at the issues that affect the Manchester's economy and how these issues affect the city's residents. It works closely with the Council and its partners to ensure that they are doing everything they can to maximise the benefits for residents from improvements to the economy and to ensure that they are protected in less prosperous times.
Areas of interest include economic growth, strategic transport, employment and skills development, tourism and the regeneration of neighbourhoods.
The Council wants to consult people as fully as possible before making decisions that affect them. Members of the public do not have a right to speak at meetings but may do so if invited by the Chair. If you have a special interest in an item on the agenda and want to speak, tell the Committee Officer, who will pass on your request to the Chair. Groups of people will usually be asked to nominate a spokesperson. The Council wants its meetings to be as open as possible but occasionally there will be some confidential business. Brief reasons for confidentiality will be shown on the agenda sheet.
- Councillor Hannah Priest (Chair)
- Councillor Julia Baker Smith
- Councillor Ekua Bayunu
- Councillor Jade Mary Doswell
- Councillor John Farrell
- Councillor Marcus Johns
- Councillor Rebecca Moore
- Councillor Dzidra Noor
- Councillor Luke Raikes
- Councillor Greg Stanton
- Councillor Mandie Shilton Godwin
Support officer: Michael Williamson.
Phone: 0161 234 3071