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Climate Emergency Manchester news
The open letter, signed by a whole bunch of organisations, calling on Manchester City Council to institute the strongest possible climate scrutiny. is about to get a bunch of new signatories – watch this space…
(See also CEM’s four page briefing about how the new Climate Emergency Scrutiny Committee could function as a vital node in Manchester’s climate response.) And we have a new video about what has to be on the remit.
Watch this 1 minute video.
Please send it to your councillors.
Please send it to your friends, asking them to send it to their councillors. pic.twitter.com/OIeEOHb3Fb
— Climate Emergency Manchester (@ClimateEmergMcr) March 15, 2021
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Last week the six scrutiny committees met, Tuesday to Thursday, at 10am and 2pm slots. Once again, Team SF (“Scrutiny Fabulous”) did a great job in giving summaries/detailed accounts of what was said, what was not said etc. For a summary of summaries, see Chloe Jeffries’ post here.
Dates for your diary
- Weds 24th-ish March – recommendations which are going to Constitution and Nominations will be released. We will see what is being recommended….
- Wednesday 31 March, 10am – meeting of Full Council, where proposals for massively improved climate scrutiny may be a) presented and b) agreed.
- Thursday 1st April, 5.30-7pm Mayoral Hustings on Climate Change Register via Eventbrite.
- Tuesday 6th April, 8.30pm-915pm, next monthly meeting of Climate Emergency Manchester – and launch of a new report. Email us for log in details – email@example.com