Skills, economy and growth scrutiny commission

The commission has a remit of the prosperity of the borough and development, in particular economic development, employment and large scale schemes.

Current review

The current review of the commission will look at the skills of the labour market needed over the next 10 years in Hackney and more broadly.

Other work programme one off topic discussions will look at:

  • support to local businesses
  • integrated initiatives to help people back into work
  • inequality at work – this could include in-work poverty, under employment, low paid and low skilled work
  • a joint session with the children and young people scrutiny commission looking at systematic links between schools and local jobs and evaluation and measurement of the Council’s economic regeneration policies and projects

Full work programme and meetings

You can view the commission’s full work programme for the year on the agendas for each of its meetings.

Page updated on: 3 August 2019

Overview and Scrutiny


2nd Floor
Hackney Town Hall
Mare Street
E8 1EA


Opening times

  • Mon to Fri, 9am - 5pm