Decision details

Mayoral General Budget & Precept Proposals 2024/25

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1.    That the Mayor’s General budget for 2024/25, as set out in this report together with the calculation of the precepts and Council Tax rates set out in Appendix 2, be approved.


2.    That the Mayoral General Precept to £112.95 (Band D) comprising of £81.20 for functions previously covered by the Fire and Rescue Authority precept and £31.75 for other Mayoral General functions be approved.


3.    That the following be approved:

i.  the overall budget for the Fire and Rescue Service for 2024/25 covered by the Mayoral precept.

ii.  the medium-term financial position for the Fire and Rescue Service.


4.    That approval be given to the use of reserves, as set out in section 3 of the report, and the assessment by the Treasurer that the reserves as at March 2025 were adequate.


5.    That it be noted that in accordance with legal requirements, the minutes will record the names of those Members voting for or against the Mayor’s budget and precept proposals.


6.    That the feedback from the GMCA Overview and Scrutiny Committee be received and noted.

Publication date: 12/02/2024

Date of decision: 09/02/2024

Decided at meeting: 09/02/2024 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Effective from: 20/02/2024

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