Communities & Housing Scrutiny Committee - Monday, 13th June, 2022 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, 8 June 2022 (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 230 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 28 February 2022.

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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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Portfolio Performance and Resources - Q4 2021/22 Annual Report pdf icon PDF 238 KB

To consider a joint report of the Director of Place Management and Corporate Director (Corporate & Support Services) & Deputy Chief Executive.


The report provides a summary of progress in delivering the portfolio priorities, reform programme and other key projects since the final update report, with a focus on the fourth quarter of the year (January to March). It includes out-turn performance and financial data (where this is available) for the Portfolio, along with updates on the portfolio savings programme


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to:-


·         Consider the Annual Portfolio Performance and Resource Report;

·         Review the progress against delivering key projects, priority outcomes, targets and budgets for 2021/22;

·         Highlight key areas of and responsibility for taking forward corrective action to address any performance or resource issues;

·         Highlight any significant issues or changes to be fed back to the Cabinet alongside the Corporate Performance and Resource Report;

·         Identify how areas of strong performance and good practice can be shared in other services.


Sustainable Stockport

Alan Lawson, Strategy and Performance Manager at (474 5397) or Lisa Joy, CSS Manager (Specialist) Finance at (474 4044)


Inclusive Neighbourhoods

Lisa Calvert-Choi on 07815 997 572 or email: or Stephen Pate on 218 1086 or email:

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Climate Action Now (CAN) Annual Report 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 457 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Place Management.


The report details to the Climate Action Now (CAN) Annual Report for 2021//22.


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.


Officer contact: Nick Leslie at

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Gambling related harms pdf icon PDF 535 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Public Health.


This report has been prepared at the request of the Adults, Social Care and Health Scrutiny Committee.  It outlines the legal context, the issue of gambling related harm and the national, regional and local perspective, before summarising the actions we are taking in Stockport to address this issue.   


The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to comment on and note the report.


Officer contact: Jennifer Connolly on 0161 474 2442 or email:

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Scrutiny Review Topic Selection

To seek suggestions for Scrutiny Review topics for inclusion in the 2022/2023 scrutiny work programme.

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Agenda Planning pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal and Democratic Services)                                                       


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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