Decision details

PCC DN - Nighttime Economy Welfare Scheme – Manchester Gay Village – Grant Agreement

Decision Maker: Director for Police, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Greater Manchester has one of the best nightlife scenes in the UK, and the Deputy Mayor is determined to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to enjoy it in a safe way.

This service focuses on providing support to vulnerable individuals in and around the Gay Village area of Manchester on a Friday and Saturday evening and will work in partnership with licensed premises and emergency services to provide a non-emergency service support to those that are most vulnerable, and therefore at greatest risk of becoming the victim of a crime.


The Deputy Mayor commissions the LGBT Foundation to provide a Nighttime Economy Welfare Scheme to operate in Manchester’s Gay Village.

The grant agreement is for the period 1st January 2024 to 31st March 2024

The value of the grant agreement is £35,020.

Publication date: 09/05/2024

Date of decision: 21/03/2024