Decision details

Chairs Announcements and Urgent Business

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1.   That after detailed consideration by the GMCA on the 23 March, the GM Mayor had chosen to accept their recommendations and proceed with plans for a bus franchising scheme for Greater Manchester.


2.   That following an interview process, Stephen Watson would be recommended to the GM Police and Crime Panel at their meeting today for appointment to the role of Chief Constable for Greater Manchester Police.


3.   That it be noted that the GM Mayor and Salford City Mayor would be writing to express their disappointment that Government’s recently published proposals to reform the asylum seeker system did not reflect previous commitments made to ensure an even distribution across the UK to ensure there was sufficient housing stock capacity.

Publication date: 30/03/2021

Date of decision: 26/03/2021

Decided at meeting: 26/03/2021 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority