Tag Archives: Communities and Neighbourhoods Oversight and Scrutiny Committee

MCFly #02: MCFly in “praising council” shocker

Mon 6 Feb: Castle Grayskull was shaken to its foundations this morning, as Council officers and elected members read a positive news story about the Council in the pages of MCFly. Reporting on the Council’s decision to include carbon savings … Continue reading

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Manchester Biodiversity Action Plan 2012-16 Gets Green Light

The Manchester Biodiversity Action Plan 2012-16 [1] was passed by the Communities and Neighbourhoods Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 10th January 2012 and agreed by the Executive on the 18th (minutes pending). Who was there? Committee: about 18 (including the … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Biodiversity Action Plan 2.0 to be approved

On Tuesday 10th January a new plan for the protection of biodiversity in Manchester will be discussed and approved. The “Communities and Neighbourhoods Overview and Scrutiny Committee” will look at the 48 -page report (which you can see at the … Continue reading

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Newsflash – Council held to account on climate

As planned, the Communities and Neighbourhoods Overview and Scrutiny committee met today to look into Manchester’s progress with regards to its climate change targets. Introducing the report (which we dissected here) was Nigel Murphy, who is the executive member for … Continue reading

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Youtube: Bluffer’s Guide to Oversight & Scrutiny Committees

Manchester City Council has six Oversight and Scrutiny Committees. They meet every six weeks or so. In our humble (cough cough) opinion, they deserve closer attention from everyone who cares about this city’s response to/preparations for climate change. Here is … Continue reading

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The Steering Group: Our Final Word

You’re sick of reading axe-grinding snarkiness from us about the Stakeholder Steering Group? Think how sick we are of writing it!! So we are going to stop (1). Sort of. For now… Yes, there were no minutes – and, far … Continue reading

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Bluffers Guide To…. The November 2011 Progress Report on Manchester’s Climate Change Targets

 An 8 page report about the progress of Manchester City Council (MCC)  is making with its climate change plans has been released. It will be discussed at the Communities and Neighbourhoods Overview and Scrutiny Committee on the 13th of December (2pm, Commitee Room … Continue reading

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