Communities & Housing Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 16th September, 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)


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Councillors who require a substitute to be appointed should inform Democratic Services by 4.00pm on Thursday, 18 May 2017 (Councillors who wish to arrange their own substitute should inform Democratic Services of their substitute prior to the commencement of the meeting).

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 146 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 5 August 2019.

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Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

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To consider call-in items (if any).

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Safer Stockport Partnership - Annual Update pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.


This item provides Scrutiny Committee with an update on the key achievements of partnership working and across partner organisations against SSP Themes and Priorities during 2018/19 and to date. These are based on the 3-year SSP Plan published in April 2018.


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to:


(a)  Consider the SSP Annual Review and Partnership Update 2018/19 presentation;

(b)  Note the progress made in relation to delivering against the priority themes of the SSP Plan

(c)  Note the decision to move from a formal report to a presentation;

(d)  Provide any comments or reflections on the issues covered in the presentation.


Officer contact: Katy Forde at

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Medium Term Financial Programme (MTFP) pdf icon PDF 230 KB

To consider a joint report of the Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport and the Cabinet Member for Inclusive Neighbourhoods.


The report sets out the response of the Cabinet to the ongoing financial challenges facing the Council and seeks the views of the Scrutiny Committee on budget proposals related to communities and housing.


The Committee is invited to comment on the report and the proposals presented within the report relevant to the remit of this committee.


Officer contact: Holly Rae on 0161 474 3014 or email:

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Preparedness for UK Departure from the EU pdf icon PDF 220 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.


The report provides an update on Stockport’s preparations for the UK’s departure from the European Union.


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to note the report.


Officer contact: Holly Rae on 0161 474 3014 or email:

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Agenda Planning pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To consider a report of the Democratic Services Manager.                                                       


The report sets out planned agenda items for the Scrutiny Committee’s next meeting and Forward Plan items that fall within the remit of the Scrutiny Committee.


The Scrutiny Committee is invited to consider the information in the report and put forward any agenda items for future meetings of the Committee.


Officer contact: Damian Eaton on 0161 474 3207 or email:

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