Agenda and decisions

Greater Manchester Combined Authority - Friday, 25th June, 2021 10.10 am

Contact: Governance and Scrutiny  Tel: 0161 778 7009

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Additional documents:

Decision:

That apologies be received and noted from Councillor David Greenhalgh (Councillor Martin Cox attending), Carolyn Wilkins (Helen Lockwood attending) and Geoff Little (Lynne Risdale attending).

 

2.

Appointment of Chair - 2021/22

GMCA Members are required to note that Andy Burnham as the Greater Manchester Mayor, under Part 5A, section 4 of the Constitution, the GM Mayor is the Chair of the GMCA (ex-officio).

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

That it be noted thatAndy Burnham,as theGM Mayor,underpart 5A,Section 4oftheGMCA Constitutionis theChairof theGMCA(ex-officio).

 

3.

Appointment of Vice Chairs - 2021/22

Under Part 5A, section 4, of the Constitution, GMCA Members are required to appoint at least 2 but no more than 3 Vice Chairs for 2021/22.

 

·       To note that Councillor Richard Leese Deputy Mayor, is automatically appointed as a Vice Chair, under Part 5A, section 4, of the Constitution.

·       To note that Councillor David Greenhalgh is automatically appointed as a Vice Chair, under Part 5A, section 4, of the Constitution.

·       To agree the appointment of Councillor Brenda Warrington as a Vice Chair, under Part 5A, section 4, of the Constitution.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.          That it be noted that Councillor Richard Leese Deputy Mayor, is automatically appointed as a Vice Chair, under Part 5A, section 4, of the Constitution.

 

2.          That it be noted that Councillor David Greenhalgh is automatically appointed as a Vice Chair, under Part 5A, section 4, of the Constitution.

 

3.          That the appointment of Councillor Brenda Warrington as a Vice Chair, under Part 5A, section 4, of the Constitution be agreed.

 

4.

Greater Manchester Appointments and Nominations - 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 475 KB

Report of Liz Treacy, GMCA Monitoring Officer.

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

1.            That Julie Connor, Assistant Director, Governance & Scrutiny be appointed as the Secretary of the GMCA.

 

2.            That the Mayor’s and Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM, appointments to Portfolios for 2021/22 be noted as follows:

 

Portfolio

Lead Member

Lead Chief Executive

 

 

 

Safe & Strong Communities (Police and Fire)

Bev Hughes (GMCA)

Carolyn Wilkins (Oldham)

Green City Region

Neil Emmott (Rochdale)

Pam Smith (Stockport)

Economy & Business

Elise Wilson (Stockport)

Joanne Roney (Manchester)

Housing, Homelessness & Infrastructure

Paul Dennett (Salford)

Steve Rumbelow (Rochdale)

Resources & Investment

David Molyneux (Wigan)

Steve Wilson (GMCA)

Equalities

Brenda Warrington (Tameside)

Pam Smith (Stockport)

Policy & Reform, Transport

Andy Burnham (GMCA)

Eamonn Boylan (GMCA) – Policy & Transport

 

Tony Oakman (Bolton) -  Reform

Digital, Clean Air

Andrew Western (Trafford)

Sara Todd (Trafford)

Education, Skills, Work & Apprenticeships

Andrew Western (Trafford)

Tom Stannard (Salford)

Young People & Cohesion

Eamonn O’Brien (Bury)

Geoff Little (Bury)

 

Culture

David Greenhalgh (Bolton)

Alison McKenzie-Folan (Wigan)

Healthy Lives & Quality Care

Sir Richard Leese (Manchester)

 

Steven Pleasant (Tameside)

Community, Co-operatives & Inclusion

Arooj Shah (Rochdale)

Carolyn Wilkins (Oldham)

Andrew Lightfoot (GMCA)

 

 

3.            That it be noted that specific Portfolio Assistants would not be appointed and that Leaders may, if they so wish, appoint a Greater Manchester Local Authority Councillor to act as a Portfolio Assistant, under the Constitution, to assist with the delivery of their portfolio.

 

4.            That the appointments by GM Local Authorities of members and substitute members to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority for 2021/22 be noted as below. That it also be noted that all substitute members will be invited to attend meetings of the GMCA, to be able to speak but not vote (unless acting in the absence of their member) as provided for in the constitution.

 

District

Member

Substitute Member

GMCA

Andy Burnham

 

Bolton

David Greenhalgh (Con)

Martyn Cox Con)

Bury

Eamonn O’Brien (Lab)

Andrea Simpson (Lab)

Manchester

Richard Leese (Lab)

Bev Craig (Lab)

Oldham

Arooj Shah(Lab)

Amanda Chadderton (Lab)

Rochdale

Neil Emmott (Lab)

Sara Rowbotham (Lab)

Salford

Paul Dennett (Lab)

John Merry (Lab)

Stockport

Elise Wilson (Lab)

Tom McGee (Lab)

Tameside

Brenda Warrington (Lab)

Bill Fairfoull (Lab)

Trafford

Andrew Western (Lab)

Catherine Hynes (Lab)

Wigan

David Molyneux (Lab)

Nazia Rehman (Lab)

 

 

5.            That the appointment of the following GMCA members (4 Labour & 1 Conservative) to the GMCA Standards Committee for 2021/22 be approved as follows:

 

David Greenhalgh (Bolton) (Con)

Paul Dennett (Salford) (Lab)

Elise Wilson (Stockport) (Lab)

Andrew Western (Trafford) (Lab)

Brenda Warrington (Tameside) (Lab)

 

 

6.            That the extension of the appointment Geoff Linnell, Co-opted Independent Member, to act as the Chair of the Standards Committee and Nicole Jackson, Independent Person, to assist the Monitoring Officer and Hearing Panel in dealing with allegations that members of the GMCA have acted in breach of the GMCA’s Code of Conduct, to 30 November 2021 be approved, during which time a recruitment exercise will be undertaken.

 

7.            That the appointment of the following GMCA members (6 Labour & 1 Conservative) to the GMCA Resources Committee for 2021/22 be approved as follows:

 

Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham (Lab)  ...  view the full decision text for item 4.

5.

Review of GMCA Constitution pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Report of Liz Treacy, GMCA Monitoring Officer.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.            That the revised constitution accompanying this report, as the Constitution, of the GMCA be adopted.

 

2.            That it be noted that the discharge of mayoral functions and the delegation of such responsibilities rests with the Mayor, and that the delegation of mayoral functions (and the arrangements in relation to such) set out in this constitution are for the information of the GMCA only.

 

3.            That the Monitoring Officer be authorised to make any changes of a typographical nature to the Constitution.

 

6.

Schedule of Meeting Dates - 2021/22

To meet the last Friday of every month:

 

Friday 30 July 2021                

August – to be confirmed

Friday 24 September 2021    

Friday 29 October 2021         

Friday 26 November 2021     

Friday 17 December 2021      

Friday 28 January 2022          

*Friday 11 February 2022 (budget meeting)

Friday 25 March 2022            

April - Recess

Friday 27 May 2022               

Friday 24 June 2022               

 

 

ORDINARY BUSINESS

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the proposed meeting dates be agreed as below -

 

Friday 30 July 2021                        

August – to be confirmed

Friday 24 September 2021

Friday 29 October 2021     

Friday 26 November 2021

Friday 17 December 2021      

Friday 28 January 2022     

*Friday 11 February 2022 (budget meeting)      

Friday 25 March 2022        

April - Recess

Friday 27 May 2022            

Friday 24 June 2022

7.

Chairs Announcements and Urgent Business

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.           That it be noted that the GM Mayor had been invited by the Dutchee of Lancaster to attend the UK meeting of Minsters and First Ministers to discuss the recently imposed travel ban of some GM residents (specifically those living in Bolton, Manchester and Salford) to Scotland.

 

2.           That it be noted that the GM Mayor has requested that the Scottish Policy be published providing detail of the operating framework, including an exit strategy from restrictions, together with the establishment of a protocol to provide prior notification to those Local Authorities directly impacted.

 

3.           That the GMCA endorse the proposal from the GM Mayor calling for the Scottish Government to release Bolton from the list of areas included in their current ban immediately, as their covid rate had significantly reduced.

 

8.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 480 KB

To receive declarations of interest in any item for discussion at the meeting. A blank form for declaring interests has been circulated with the agenda; please ensure that this is returned to the Governance & Scrutiny Officer at least 48 hours before the meeting.

Additional documents:

Decision:

That Councillor Brenda Warrington declared an interest in relation to item 27 on the agenda, as a Board Member of the GM Pension Fund.

 

That Councillor Elise Wilson declared an interest in relation to items 14 and 24 as a Board Member of the Stockport Mayoral Development Corporation.

 

9.

Minutes of the GMCA meeting held on 28 May 2021 pdf icon PDF 406 KB

To consider the approval of the minute of the GMCA meeting held on 28 May 2021.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the minThat the minutes of the GMCA meeting held on 28 May 2021 be approved.

utes of the GMCA meeting held on ?? be approved.

 

10.

Greater Manchester Independent Inequalities Commission pdf icon PDF 369 KB

Report of Councillor Brenda Warrington, Portfolio Lead for Age-friendly Greater Manchester and Equalities.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.           That the roll-out activity of the Commission report and the early feedback received be noted.

2.           That that Local Authorities and Greater Manchester agencies be requested to share their current activities and plans in response to the Independent Inequalities Commission, to further inform the Greater Manchester development of next steps and actions.

 

3.           That it be agreed to undertake a review of the membership of the Tackling Inequalities Board to ensure effective representation across districts and GM structures.

 

4.           That an in-principle allocation of up to £250,000 to further develop and implement actions arising from the Commission’s recommendations be agreed.

 

11.

Clean Air Plan Update pdf icon PDF 462 KB

Report of Andrew Western, Portfolio Lead for Clean Air.

 

Appendix 1 – GM Clean Air Plan Policy following consultation - GM CAP External Document Template (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 2 – GM CAP Equality Impact Assessment following consultation - TfGM - full EqIA GMCAP (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 2 – GM CAP EQIA following consultation – evidence report - Equality Impact Evidence Report (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 2 – GM CAP EQIA following consultation evidence report – Bolton assessment - Appendix E -Bolton Council CAP EqIA ISSSUE v1 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 2 – GM CAP EQIA following consultation evidence report – Bury assessment - Appendix F - Bury Council EqIA ISSUE v1 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 2 - GM CAP EQIA following consultation evidence report – Manchester - Appendix G - Manchester City Council EqIA Issue v1 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 2 – GM CAP EQIA following consultation evidence report – Oldham - Appendix H - Oldham Council EqIA CAP ISSUE v1 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 2 – GM CAP EQIA following consultation evidence report – Rochdale assessment – Appendix I - Rochdale Council EqIA CAP ISSUE v1 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 2 – GM CAP EQIA following consultation evidence report – Salford assessment – Appendix J - Salford City Council EqIA ISSUE v1 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 2 – GM CAP EQIA following consultation evidence report – Stockport assessment – Appendix K - Stockport EqIA ISSUE v1 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 2 – GM CAP EQIA following consultation evidence report – Tameside assessment – Appendix L - Tameside Council EqIA CAP ISSUE v1 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 2 – GM CAP EQIA following consultation evidence report – Trafford assessment - Appendix M - Trafford EqIA ISSUE v1 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 2 – GM CAP EQIA following consultation evidence report – Wigan assessment - Appendix N - Wigan Council EqIA CAP ISSUE v1 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 3 – AECOM Consultation Report – Neil Rogers Report Clean Air Consultation 2020-11-05 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 4 – GM Authorities Response to the Consultation - GMCAP Response to Consultation Report v1 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 5 – Impacts of Covid-19 Report - GM CAP- Impact of COVID Report (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 6 – Air Quality Modelling Report following Consultation and with Covid-19 impacts – DRAFT GM CAP Post-Covid Post-Consultation AQ Modelling Summary Report v1 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 6D – GM proposed approach to representing the impact of Covid-19 in core modelling scenarios - Air Quality Modelling Summary Report Appendix D (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 6E – Note 38 discounts and exemptions – updated with final GM CAP Policy – Updated Note 38 discounts and exemptions (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 7 – Economic Implications of CAP following consultation and with Covid-19 impacts – GM CAP economics-impact-note-v1.0 (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 8 – Other Cities Clean Air Plans – Other Cities Clean Air Plan (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

Appendix 9 – Compliance with the Secretary of State’s Direction - Compliance with the Secretary of State’s Direction (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

 

The full suite of appendices can be found in our library here - Democracy-Template - Greater Manchester Combined Authority (greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk)

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.           That the progress of the Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan be noted.

 

2.           That the progress in the distribution of Bus Retrofit funding be noted.

 

3.           That the Ministers’ agreement to include the sections of the A628/A57, in Tameside, which form part of the Strategic Road Network within the Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) be noted, including the request for Tameside MBC, TfGM and Highways England to establish the most appropriate solution for the charging mechanism to be applied on this section of the Strategic Road Network (SRN).

 

4.           That the GM Clean Air Plan Policy, at Appendix 1 of the report be endorsed, noting the proposed implementation date of the Clean Air Zone is Monday 30 May 2022 and that this policy was to be agreed by the ten GM local authorities.

 

5.           That the Equalities Impact Assessment, as set out at Appendix 2 of the report, be noted.

 

6.           That the AECOM Consultation Report, as set out at Appendix 3 of the report, be noted.

 

7.           That the proposed Response to the Consultation at Appendix 4, which has been prepared by TfGM on behalf of the ten GM local authorities be noted, and that it is to be agreed by the ten GM local authorities.

 

8.           That the Impacts of COVID-19 Report, as set out at Appendix 5 of the report, be noted.

 

9.           That the Modelling report of the final CAP package, as set out at Appendix 6 of the report, be noted, and in particular that the modelling outputs of the final plan scheme show the achievement of compliance with the legal limits for Nitrogen Dioxide in the shortest possible time and by 2024 at the latest as required by the Ministerial Direction.

 

10.        That the economic implications of the CAP Report, as set out at Appendix 7 of the report, be noted.

 

11.        That the update on the GM Minimum Licensing Standards, set out in section 3.1 of the report, be noted, and in particular that licensing conditions will not be used to support delivery of the GM Clean Air Plan.

 

12.        That it be noted that the ten GM local authorities will be recommended to carry out a 6-week public consultation on the inclusion of motorhomes classified as MSP1 within the scope of Clean Air Zone charges and on the inclusion in the GM Clean Air Zone of the A575 and A580 at Worsley commencing on 1 September 2021.

 

13.        That the reallocation of funding from the Try Before You Buy scheme to provide additional electric vehicles charging points dedicated for use by taxis be endorsed and that it be noted that it is to be agreed by the ten GM local authorities.

 

14.        That it be noted that the GM Clean Air Charging Authorities Committee has the authority to make the Charging Scheme Order which establishes the GM Charging Scheme in line with the agreed GM Clean Air Plan Policy.

 

15.     That it be noted that the ten GM local Authorities  ...  view the full decision text for item 11.

12.

Minimum Taxi Licensing Standards pdf icon PDF 560 KB

Report of Andy Burnham, GM Mayor.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.           That the progress of the Minimum Licensing Standards workstream be noted and the proposed approach and timeline be endorsed.

 

2.           That the proposal to consider the final Standards recommendations in two stages; Stage 1 (Drivers, Operators and Local Authority) and Stage 2 (Vehicles) be noted.

 

13.

Living with Covid Resillience Plan - Quarter 3 Update pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Report of Andy Burnham, GM Mayor.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.            That the overall update on the system developments in response to the ongoing pandemic be noted.

 

2.            That the proposed approach, work to date and further development in refreshing the Greater Manchester Strategy be noted.

 

3.            That the overall progress being made to develop new mechanisms and ways of working to better understand and respond to inequalities be noted.

 

4.            That the progress and development of activity being delivered to support attainment of the deliverables in the Living with Covid Resilience Plan be noted.

 

5.            That it be noted that the refreshed Greater Manchester Strategy would be submitted to the GMCA in the Autumn 2021.

 

14.

Stockport Mayoral Development Corporation (MDC) Delivery Plan 2021-2026 pdf icon PDF 784 KB

Report of Andy Burnham, GM Mayor.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.            That the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation’s Strategic Business Plan May 2021 – March 2026 (Appendix A) be approved.

 

2.            That the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation’s Action Plan May 2021 – March 2022 (Appendix B) be approved.

 

15.

GM Housing Investment Loans Fund - Investment Approval Recommendations pdf icon PDF 410 KB

Report of Salford City Mayor, Paul Dennett, Portfolio Lead for Housing, Homelessness and Infrastructure.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.            That the GM Housing Investment Loans Fund loans detailed in the table below, as detailed further in this and the accompanying Part B report be approved:

 

BORROWER

SCHEME

DISTRICT

LOAN

FSG (Kara) Projects Ltd

Kara Street, Seedley

Salford

£5.126m

Newpark Gables Ltd

7 Old Hall Road

Salford

£1.455m

 

2.          That the GM Housing Investment Loans Fund equity investment detailed in the table below, as detailed further in this and the accompanying Part B report be approved:

 

DEVELOPER

SCHEME

DISTRICT

EQUITY

Cityheart Ltd and Rise Homes Ltd

Stockport Interchange

Stockport

£9.300m

 

3.            That authority be delegated to the GMCA Treasurer acting in conjunction with the GMCA Monitoring Officer to prepare and effect the necessary legal agreements.

 

16.

Utilisation of GM Housing Investment Loans Fund and Evergreen Fund Surpluses and Inclusion of Brownfield Housing Fund Site pdf icon PDF 795 KB

Report of Salford City Mayor, Paul Dennett, Portfolio Lead for Housing, Homelessness and Infrastructure.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.            That the acceptance of £3m of Evergreen Surpluses from the Evergreen Holdings Fund Board be approved.

 

2.            That the proposal to enter Grant Funding Agreements with each of the 10 GM Districts to allocate revenue funding, as outlined within the report. Be approved.

 

3.            That the creation of additional required roles be approved with formal appointment of relevant posts to be referred to the Resources Committee.

 

4.            That the allocation of £2.125m of Brownfield Housing Fund grant monies, as set out in Section 4 of the report, be approved.

 

5.            That authority be delegated to the GMCA Treasurer acting in conjunction with the GMCA Monitoring Officer to agree the final terms of all the necessary agreements.

 

17.

The Mayor's Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund (MCF) pdf icon PDF 820 KB

Report of Andy Burnham, GM Mayor.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.           That the release of up to £0.573 million MCF funding for the Manchester Beswick Phase 2 scheme be approved, in order to secure full approval and enable the signing of the necessary legal agreements, as set out in section 2 of the report.

 

2.           That the release of up to £11.88 million MCF funding for the Greater Manchester Bike Hire scheme (Phase 1) be approved, in order to secure full approval and enable the signing of the necessary legal contracts for the scheme, as set out in section 2 of the report (and approve TfGM entering into such contracts).

 

3.           That it be noted that the ‘Streets for All’ report will be submitted to the GMCA in July 2021.

 

18.

Local Transport Grant and Pothole Challenge Funding pdf icon PDF 868 KB

Report of Andy Burnham, GM Mayor.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.           That the proposed allocations for Highways funding to Districts and the proposed allocation of the Integrated Transport Block Funding for 2021/22 be approved.

 

2.           That the update to the 2021/22 GMCA Capital Programme be approved.

 

3.           That it be noted that the funding allocations for future years will be the subject of future reports to GMCA.

 

19.

Monthly Economic Update pdf icon PDF 585 KB

Report of Councillo Elise Wilson, Portfolio Lead for Economy & Business.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.        That the latest update of the Greater Manchester Economic Resilience Dashboard be noted.

 

2.        That it be noted that PROGRESS21 had been rescheduled and would now take place on 23 September 2021.

 

3.        That it be noted that the GM Mayor and Leader of Bury Council had met with Capita regarding their proposed relocation of business from Bury to Preston-Brook, Runcorn, with a resulting loss over 500 jobs across GM.  It was hoped that the meeting would have a positive impact on the discussions and that a positive outcome could be reported to the GMCA in July 2021.

20.

GMCA Capital Outturn 2020/2021 pdf icon PDF 744 KB

Report of Councillor David Molyneux, Portfolio Lead for Resources & Investment

Additional documents:

Decision:

That the 2020/21 actual outturn capital expenditure of £420.3 million compared to forecast for 2020/21 presented to GMCA on 12 February 2021 of £427.6 million be noted. 

 

21.

GMCA Provisional Revenue Outturn 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 411 KB

Report of Councillor David Molyneux, Portfolio Lead for Resources & Investment.

Additional documents:

Decision:

1.           That it be noted that Mayoral General Budget provisional revenue outturn position for 2020/21 is breakeven after transfer to earmarked reserves.

 

2.           That it be noted that the Mayoral General – GM Fire & Rescue provisional revenue outturn position for 2020/21 is an underspend of £477k after transfer to earmarked reserves.  The underspend will be transferred to Fire General Fund.

 

3.           That it be noted that the GMCA General Budget provisional revenue outturn position for 2020/21 is breakeven after transfer to earmarked reserves.

 

4.           That it be noted that the Waste and Resourcing provisional revenue outturn position for 2020/21 is breakeven after transfers from earmarked reserves and agreed return of levy and reserves to Districts.

 

5.           That it be noted that the GMCA Transport provisional revenue outturn position for 2020/21 is breakeven.

 

6.           That it be noted that the TfGM provisional revenue outturn position for 2020/21 is breakeven.

 

7.           That it be noted that the Government has extended the statutory deadline for the publication of the 2020-21 draft accounts by two months to 31st July 2021.

 

8.           That it be noted that the final position is subject to the submission of the audited accounts to be finalised by 30th September 2021 and to be reported to the GMCA Audit Committee prior to the deadline.

 

22.

GM Investment Framework, Conditional Project Approval pdf icon PDF 772 KB

Report of Councillor David Molyneux, Portfolio Lead for Resources & Investment.

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

1.    That the funding application for The Modular Analytics Company Limited (investment of up to £750,000) be approved, and progressed to due diligence.

 

2.    That authority be delegated to the GMCA Treasurer and GMCA Monitoring Officer to review the due diligence information in respect of the above company, and, subject to their satisfactory review and agreement of the due diligence information and the overall detailed commercial terms of the transactions, to sign off any outstanding conditions, issue final approvals and complete any necessary related documentation in respect of the investment noted above.

 

23.

Exclusion of Press and Public

That, under section 100 (A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public should be excluded from the meeting for the following items on business on the grounds that this involved the likely disclosure of exempt information, as set out in the relevant paragraphs of Part 1, Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.

Additional documents:

24.

Stockport Mayoral Development Corporation (MDC) Delivery Plan 2021-2026

Report of Andy Burnham, GM Mayor.

Decision:

Clerk’s Note: This item was considered in support of the report considered in Part A of the agenda (Item 14 above refers).

 

That the report be noted.

 

25.

GM Housing Investment Loans Fund - Investment Approval Recommendations

Report of Salford City Mayor, Paul Dennett, Portfolio Lead for Housing, Homelessness and Infrastructure.

Decision:

Clerk’s Note: This item was considered in support of the report considered in Part A of the agenda (Item 15 above refers).

 

That the report be noted.

 

26.

GM Investment Framework, Conditional Project Approval

Report of Councillor David Molyneux, Portfolio Lead for Resources and Investment.

Decision:

Clerk’s Note: This item was considered in support of the report considered in Part A of the agenda (Item 22 above refers).

 

That the report be noted.

 

27.

Bus Franchising - Land Acquisition

Report of Andy Burnham, GM Mayor.

Decision:

1.            That the report be noted,

 

2.            That the acquisition of land be approved for the purposes of the Greater Manchester Bus Franchising Scheme.

 

3.            That the proposed increase in the capital programme be approved for the purposes of the acquisition of land for the Greater Manchester Bus Franchising Scheme.

 

4.            That authority be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM to agree the final terms of all necessary agreements for the purchase of the land.

 

5.            That authority be delegated to the GMCA Monitoring Officer to complete and execute all necessary legal agreements.

 

6.            That authority by delegated to TfGM to agree the best commercial terms in consultation with the GMCA Treasurer.