Committee details

Committee details

Environment, Climate Change and Neighbourhoods 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 Environment, Climate Change and Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee deals with environmental issues concerning the city; The Climate Change Strategy; Waste; Carbon Emissions (and Climate Change); Neighbourhood Working; Flood Management; Planning policy and related enforcement, Compliance and Parks and Green Spaces.


The committee’s current work programme (opens in new tab / window)


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.


You can suggest a topic for this committee to investigate.



Contact information

Support officer: Lee Walker, Scrutiny Support Officer.