Decisions

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Decisions published

24/06/2022 - Apologies ref: 1344    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:


24/06/2022 - Revenue Outturn Report 2021/22 ref: 1351    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.         That the report and the AGMA final revenue outturn for 2021/22 be noted.

 

2.         That the position of reserves in 2021/22, as detailed in the report, be noted.

 


24/06/2022 - Minutes of the meeting held on 11 February 2022 ref: 1350    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

That the minutes of the AGMA Executive Board held on 11 February 2022 be approved.

 


24/06/2022 - Declarations of Interest ref: 1349    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

That there were no declarations of interest made in relation to any item on the agenda.

 


24/06/2022 - AGMA Appointments and Nominations ref: 1348    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.                 That the appointments from GM Local Authorities to the AGMA Executive Board for 2022/23 be noted as follows:

 

Local Authority

Member

Substitute Member

 

GMCA

Andy Burnham

-        

Bolton

Martyn Cox (Con)

Hilary Fairclough Con)

 

Bury

Eamonn O’Brien (Lab)

Charlotte Morris (Lab)

 

Manchester

Bev Craig (Lab)

Luthfur Rahman (Lab)

 

Oldham

Amanda Chadderton (Lab)

Elaine Taylor (Lab)

 

Rochdale

Neil Emmott (Lab)

Dalaat Ali (Lab)

 

Salford

Paul Dennett (Lab)

John Merry (Lab)

 

Stockport

Mark Hunter (Lib Dem)

To be confirmed

 

Tameside

Ged Cooney (Lab)

Bill Fairfoull (Lab)

 

Trafford

Andrew Western (Lab)

Catherine Hynes (Lab)

 

Wigan

David Molyneux (Lab)

Keith Cunliffe (Lab)

 

 

2.                 That the appointments from GM Local Authorities to the Police, Fire and Crime Panel 2022/23 be noted as follows:

 

Local Authority

 

Member

Substitute Member

Bolton

Mudasir Dean (Con)

Nadim Muslim (Con)

Bury

Richard Gold (Lab)

Ummrana Farooq

Manchester

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

Oldham

Steve Williams (Lab)

Jean Stretton (Lab)

Rochdale

Janet Emsley (Lab)

Susan Smith (Lab)

Salford

David Lancaster (Lab)

Tracy Kelly (Lab)

Stockport

Tom Morrison (Lib Dem)

Helen Foster-Grime (Lib Dem)

Tameside

Denise Ward (Lab)

To be confirmed

Trafford

James Wright (Lab)

Mike Freeman (Lab)

Wigan

Kevin Anderson (Lab)

Laura Flynn (Lab)

 

3.                 That the appointments from GM Local Authorities to the Police Crime Steering a Group 2022/23 be noted as follows:

 

Local Authority

 

Member

Bolton

Mudasir Dean (Con)

Bury

Richard Gold (Lab)

Manchester

To be confirmed

Oldham

Steve Williams (Lab)

Rochdale

Janet Emsley (Lab)

Salford

David Lancaster (Lab)

Stockport

To be confirmed

Tameside

Denise Ward (Lab)

Trafford

James Wright (Lab)

Wigan

Kevin Anderson (Lab)

 

 

4.                 That the appointments from GM Local Authorities to the Draft Development Plan – Places for Everyone Joint Committee 2022/23 be noted as follows:

 

District

Member

Substitute Member

Bolton

Martyn Cox (Con)

Toby Hewitt (Con)

Bury

Eamonn O’Brien (Lab)

Alan Quinn (Lab)

Manchester

Bev Craig (Manchester) (Lab)

To be confirmed

Oldham

Amanda Chadderton (Lab)

Kyle Phythian (Lab)

Rochdale

Neil Emmott (Lab)

Peter Williams (Lab)

Salford

Paul Dennett (Lab)

Mike McClusker (Lab)

Stockport

N/A

 

Tameside

Jacqueline North (Lab)

Warren Bray (Lab)

Trafford

Andrew Western (Lab)

Liz Patel (Lab)

Wigan

David Molyneux (Lab)

Paul Prescott (Lab)

 

5.                 That the appointment of 10 members, nominated by the GM Local Authorities plus the GMCA Planning and Housing Portfolio Lead, to the Planning and Housing Commission for 2022/23 be approved as follows:

 

Local Authority

 

Member

Substitute Member

GMCA Portfolio Lead

 

 

Bolton

Toby Hewitt (Con)

John Walsh (Con)

Bury

Clare Cummings (Lab)

Gavin McGill (Lab)

Manchester

Gavin White (Lab)

To be confirmed

Oldham

Amanda Chadderton (Lab)

To be confirmed

Rochdale

Danny Meredith (Lab)

John Blundell (Lab)

Salford

Mike McCusker (Lab)

To be confirmed

Stockport

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

Tameside

Jacqueline North (Lab)

To be confirmed

Trafford

James Wright (Lab)

To be confirmed

Wigan

Susan Gambles (Lab)

Paul Kenny (Lab)

 

6.                 That the nominations by GM Local Authorities to the Statutory Functions Committee 2022/23 be agreed as follows:

 

Local Authority

 

Member

Substitute Member

Bolton

Hilary Fairclough (Con)

Stuart Haslam (Con)

Bury

Charlotte Morris (Lab)

Richard Gold (Lab)

Manchester

Tim Whiston (Lab)

John Flanagan (Lab)

Oldham

Elaine Taylor (Lab)

Mohammed Alyas (Lab)

Rochdale

Susan Smith (Lab)

Janet Emsley (Lab)

Salford

Stephen Coen (Lab)

Barbara Bentham (Lab)

Stockport

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

Tameside

Vimal Choksi (Lab)

Sangita Patel (Lab)

Trafford

Joanne Harding (Lab)

Liz Patel (Lab)

Wigan

Paul Prescott (Lab)

Dan Anderton (Lab)

 

7.                 That the appointment of 9 members, nominated by the GM Local Authorities to the GM Pensions Fund Management Panel for 2022/23 be approved as follows:

 

Local Authority

 

Member

Bolton

Amy Cowen (Con)

Bury

Joan Grimshaw (Lab)

Manchester

Paul Andrews (Lab)

Oldham

Abdul Jabbar (Lab)

Rochdale

Philip Massey (Lab)

Salford

Michelle Barnes (Lab)

Stockport

Lisa Smart (Lib Dem)

Trafford

To be confirmed

Wigan

Keith Cunliffe (Lab)

 

8.                 That it be noted that Tameside MBC as the Lead Authority managing the GM Pensions Fund will appoint its own member.

 

9.                 That the appointment of Councillor Janet Emsley (Rochdale) to the Halle Board for 2022/23 be approved for the period of 1 year.

 

10.             That the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM, to the Halle Board for 2022/23 be approved.

 

11.             That the appointment of Councillor Rob Sharpe (Salford) to the People’s History Museum Board for 2022/23 be approved for the period of 1 year.

 

12.             That the appointment of Councillor Eddie Moores (Oldham) to the Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – Council of Governors be approved for a three year term.

 

13.             That three members to the North West Flood and Coastal Committee be appointed for 2022/23 as follows:

 

District

Member

Bury

Alan Quinn (Lab)

Rochdale

Tricia Ayrton (Lab)

Salford

Ray Mashiter (Lab)

 

 

14.  That subject to any further changes the GMCA may wish to make, all appointments to made up to the AGMA Annual Meeting in June 2023


24/06/2022 - AGMA Constitution ref: 1347    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

That the AGMA Constitution be noted.

 


24/06/2022 - Appointment of Vice Chairs to the AGMA Executive Board - 2022/23 ref: 1346    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.    That the appointment of City Mayor Paul Dennett Deputy Mayor, as a Vice Chair, under Section 9.1, of the Constitution be agreed.

 

2.    That the appointment of Councillor Martyn Cox as a Vice Chair, under Section 9.1, of the Constitution be agreed.

 

3.    That the appointment of Councillor Mark Hunter as a Vice Chair, under Section 9.1, of the Constitution be agreed.

 


24/06/2022 - Appointment of Chair to the AGMA Executive Board - 2022/23 ref: 1345    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - AGMA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

That the GM Mayor, Andy Burnham be appointed as Chair of the AGMA Executive Board under Section 9.2 of the AGMA Constitution.

 


24/06/2022 - Minutes of the Resources Committee - 25 March 2022 ref: 1326    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:


24/06/2022 - Towards the Bee Network - Network Review, Market Renewal and Bus Service Improvement Plan ref: 1331    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.            That the challenges and opportunities facing the public transport network and the conditions and details for the Market Renewal programme of work, as set out in the report, be noted.

 

2.            That the development of a Network Review as a condition of recovery funding from the Department for Transport be noted.

 

3.            That approval for the submission of the draft Network Review to the Department for Transport by 30 June be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM, in consultation with the Mayor of Greater Manchester.

 

4.            That the indicative award of £94.8 million for the Bus Service Improvement Plan and the proposal to initially use these funds for bus fare reductions in response to the cost of living crisis be noted.

 

5.            That the plan for lower bus fares via maximum £2 single fares (£1 for children), with a maximum £5 day ticket, from September subject to agreement with Government and bus operators be noted.

 

6.            That approval for the submission of the draft Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) Delivery Plan to the Department for Transport by 30 June be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM, in consultation with the Mayor of Greater Manchester.

 

7.            That it be agreed that the GMCA will receive regular reports on the Network Review and Market Renewal programme in future meetings, including the medium term funding strategy.


24/06/2022 - Levelling Up Fund: Large Transport Bid ref: 1332    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.            That approval to approve and submit the GM Round 2 Levelling Up Fund large transport bid be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM, in consultation with the Mayor of Greater Manchester.

 

2.            That it be noted that the Department for Transport encourage a 10% local contribution to be provided, which was being sought via the relevant Local Authorities.

 

3.            That the GMCA would welcome the active support of each Local Authority to share the GM wide campaign to encourage people back onto the public transport network.


24/06/2022 - City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement Final Scheme List ref: 1330    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.            That it be noted that the GMCA, as requested by Government, prepared and submitted a Programme Case to the Government’s City Region Sustainable Transport Fund in January 2022.

 

2.            That it be noted that on 1 April 2022, the Secretary of State wrote to the GM Mayor to say that GMCA had been awarded an allocation of £1.07 billion of capital funding conditional on agreeing a final Scheme List.

 

3.            That the consideration, approval and submission to Government of the final CRSTS Scheme List be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM, in consultation with the GM Mayor.

 


24/06/2022 - Local Growth Deal Programme Update ref: 1333    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.            That the progress made in relation to the Growth Deal Transport schemes, as set out in sections 3, 4 and 5 of the report, be noted.

 

2.            That the progress made in relation to the Non-Transport Skills Capital and Economic Development and Regeneration (ED&R) programmes, set out in section 6 of the report, be noted.


24/06/2022 - GM Investment Framework, Conditional Project Approval ref: 1343    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022


24/06/2022 - GM Investment Framework, Conditional Project Approval ref: 1339    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.            That the loan facility of up to £3 million to Romaco Limited be approved.

 

2.            That the loan facility of up to £3.5 million to Evergreen House Limited be approved.

 

3.            That the follow-on investment into Bankifi Limited of up to £350,000 be approved.

 

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


24/06/2022 - GM Housing Investment Loans Fund - Investment Approval Recommendation ref: 1342    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022


24/06/2022 - Stockport Mayoral Development Corporation - Business Plan ref: 1341    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022


24/06/2022 - GM Housing Investment Loans Fund - Investment Approval Recommendations ref: 1338    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

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

 

BORROWER

SCHEME

DISTRICT

LOAN

Gingerbread Properties Ltd

Various

GM Wide

£1.000m

 

 

 

 

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

 


24/06/2022 - Stockport Mayoral Development Corporation - Business Plan ref: 1337    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.            That the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation’s Strategic Business Plan May 2022 – March 2027 (Appendix A) be approved. 

 

2.            That the Stockport Town Centre West Mayoral Development Corporation’s Action Plan May 2022 – March 2023 (Appendix B) be approved.

 


24/06/2022 - Sustainable Consumption & Production Plan ref: 1336    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

That the SCP Plan be approved for publication. 

 


24/06/2022 - UK Shared Prosperity Fund - Multiply Scheme ref: 1335    For Determination

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.            That the proposed Multiply Scheme Investment Plan for Greater Manchester, which was funded through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, for up to £14 million and covering the financial years from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2025 as set out in section 2 of the report, be noted.

 

2.            That the proposed UKSPF-funded Multiply Scheme Investment Plan for Greater Manchester with a maximum value of £14 million be approved and that formal approval of the final investment plan be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer, GMCA & TfGM.

 


24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Economic Dashboard and Economy Portfolio Update ref: 1334    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

That the latest update of the Greater Manchester Economic Resilience Dashboard and response, including delivery of the Local Industrial Strategy and Greater Manchester Economic Vision, be noted.

 


24/06/2022 - GMCA Provisional Revenue Outturn 2021/22 ref: 1329    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.            That it be noted that the Mayoral General Budget provisional revenue outturn position for 2021/22 was breakeven after transfer to earmarked reserves.

 

2.            That it be noted that the GMCA General Budget provisional revenue outturn position for 2021/22 was breakeven after transfer to earmarked reserves.

 

3.            That it be noted that the Mayoral General – GM Fire & Rescue provisional revenue outturn position for 2021/22 was £1.970 million underspend after transfer to earmarked reserves which was planned to be transferred to the Fire & Rescue Capital Programme Reserve.

 

4.            That it be noted that the Waste and Resourcing provisional revenue outturn position for 2021/22 was 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 2021/22 was underspend of £11.9 million which was planned to be transferred to Transport Capital Programme Reserve.

 

6.            That it be noted that TfGM provisional revenue outturn position for 2021/22 was breakeven.

 

7.            That it be noted that the Government has extended the statutory deadline for the publication of the 2021/22 draft accounts by two months to 31st July 2022.

 

8.            That it be noted that the final position was subject to the submission of the audited accounts to be finalised by 30 November 2022 and to be reported to the GMCA Audit Committee prior to the deadline.

 


24/06/2022 - GMCA Provisional Capital Outturn 2021/22 ref: 1328    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

That the 2021/22 provisional outturn capital expenditure of £499.275 million compared to the forecast position, presented to the GMCA on 11 February 2022 of £379.917 million, which was a variance of £19.358 million in spend compared to forecast, be noted.

 


24/06/2022 - Appointment of GMCA Monitoring Officer ref: 1327    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.            That the recruitment and selection process followed to appoint to this post be noted. 

 

2.            That the appointment of Gillian Duckworth as GMCA Solicitor and Monitoring Officer at a salary of £130,000 per annum be approved and the that the Chief Executive GMCA & TfGM be authorised to negotiate a start date.

 


24/06/2022 - GMCA Scrutiny Review ref: 1319    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.           That the existing three Overview and Scrutiny Committees be disestablished and that a single Overview and Scrutiny Committee, consisting of 20 members and 20 additional members in a substitute pool, be established, as recommended by the Review.

 

2.            That it be noted that the Committee Chair and Vice Chair will be members of an opposition party to the GM Mayor, in accordance with legislation. That it be further noted that the review report includes a role description for the Chair and Vice Chair of the Committee.

 

3.            That the recommendation that Members should be nominated to the Overview & Scrutiny Committee and Substitute Pool by Local Authority based on their interests and skills with reference to the role description be endorsed. That it also be noted that the role description sets out clear accountabilities to the GMCA and to the nominating Local Authority, and that the length of term should be for two years (where possible) to ensure continuity.

 

4.            That the Overview & Scrutiny Committee’s role be strengthened and recognised as threefold:

·        to review and evaluate the performance of the Mayor and GMCA, and the way they work with their partners to deliver for local people,

·        to contribute to policy development in respect of high profile, complex issues affecting the whole of Greater Manchester,

·        to investigate more complex cross-cutting issues, with a particular focus on the GMCA’s forthcoming responsibilities in respect of the ‘missions’ in the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill.

 

5.            That training and support be provided to Overview & Scrutiny members and officers to strengthen their existing skills in line with the role descriptions and covering the fundamentals of scrutiny as well as some of the substantive policy issues for which the GMCA is responsible.

 

6.            That it be noted that the full package of measures detailed in the review report when taken together aim to achieve a strengthened and more effective scrutiny function, recognising that there will need to be a transitional period of implementation in the first year and that this will be monitored by the scrutiny function itself, supported by the independent review group and reported to back to the CA at an appropriate time.

 

7.            That it be agreed in principle that Overview & Scrutiny Committee members should be remunerated for their work and that the GMCA Independent Remuneration Panel be requested to convene to consider the new approach, including the scrutiny member role description, and to determine an appropriate level of allowance. That it be further agreed that once the Panel has made its recommendation, officers will bring back options for how such an allowance can be paid, including back dating, and any budget implications.

 

8.            That the GMCA Constitution be amended as necessary to reflect the above recommendations.

 


24/06/2022 - Schedule of Meetings Dates & Venues - 2022/23 ref: 1322    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

That the proposed meeting dates be agreed as below:

 

Friday 29 July 2022

Friday 30 September 2022

August Recess

Friday 28 October 2022

Friday 25 November 2022

Friday 16 December 2022

Friday 27 January 2023

Friday 10 February 2023 (Budget meeting)

Friday 31 March 2023

April (to be confirmed)

 


24/06/2022 - Review of GMCA Constitution ref: 1321    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.            That the revised Constitution be adopted as the Constitution of the GMCA.

 

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

 


24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Appointments and Nominations - 2022/23 ref: 1320    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

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

 

2.            That the Mayor’s appointments to Portfolios for 2022/23 be noted as follows:

 

Portfolio

Lead Member

Safe & Strong Communities (Police and Fire)

Bev Hughes (GMCA)

Green City Region

Waste

Martyn Cox (Bolton)

Economy, Business & International

Bev Craig (Manchester)

Place Based Regeneration & Housing

Clean Air

Andrew Western (Trafford)

Resources & Investment

David Molyneux (Wigan)

Equalities, Inclusion & Cohesion

Amanda Chadderton (Oldham)

Policy & Reform, Transport

Andy Burnham (GMCA)

Communities & Co-operatives

Ged Cooney (Tameside)

Education, Skills, Work, Apprenticeships & Digital

Eamonn O’Brien (Bury)

Young People

Mark Hunter (Stockport)

Culture

Neil Emmott (Rochdale)

Healthy Lives & Quality Care

Homelessness & Places for Everyone

Paul Dennett (Salford)

 

3.            That the appointments by GM Local Authorities of members and substitute members to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority for 2022/23 be noted as below:

 

District

Member

Substitute Member

GMCA

Andy Burnham

-        

Bolton

Martyn Cox (Con)

Hilary Fairclough Con)

 

Bury

Eamonn O’Brien (Lab)

Charlotte Morris (Lab)

 

Manchester

Bev Craig (Lab)

Luthfur Rahman (Lab)

 

Oldham

Amanda Chadderton (Lab)

Elaine Taylor (Lab)

 

Rochdale

Neil Emmott (Lab)

Dalaat Ali (Lab)

 

Salford

Paul Dennett (Lab)

John Merry (Lab)

 

Stockport

Mark Hunter (Lib Dem)

Wendy Meikle (Lib Dem)

 

Tameside

Ged Cooney (Lab)

Bill Fairfoull (Lab)

 

Trafford

Andrew Western (Lab)

Catherine Hynes (Lab)

 

Wigan

David Molyneux (Lab)

Nazia Rehman (Lab)

 

 

4.            That it 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.

 

2.             That Paul Dennett (Salford) (Lab), Ged Cooney (Tameside) (Lab), Amanda Chadderton (Oldham) (Lab), Bev Craig (Manchester) (Lab), and Martyn Cox (Bolton) (Con)be appointed to the GMCA Standards Committee for 2022/23.

 

3.             That Andy Burnham (GM Mayor) (Lab), Andrew Western (Trafford) (Lab), Paul Dennett (Salford) (Lab), Bev Craig (Manchester) (Lab), David Molyneux (Wigan) (Lab), Mark Hunter (Stockport) (Lib Dem) and Martyn Cox (Bolton) (Con)be appointed to the GMCA Resources Committee for 2022/23.

 

5.            That Peter Williams (Rochdale) be appointed to the GMCA Audit Committee for 2022/23.

 

6.            That the appointments to the Greater Manchester Waste & Recycling Committee for 2022/23 be agreed as follows:

 

District

 

Member

Bolton

Nadim Muslim (Con)

 

Bury

Allan Quinn (Lab)

 

Manchester

Shaukat Ali (Lab)

Lee Anne Igbon (Manchester) (Lab)

Oldham

Umar Nasheen (Lab)

Mohammed Alyas (Lab)

Rochdale

Angela Brown (Lab)

Shahid Mohammed (Lab)

Salford

David Lancaster (Lab)

Bob Clarke (Con)

Stockport

Roy Driver (Lab)

Mark Roberts (Lib Dem)

Tameside

Denise Ward (Lab)

 

Trafford

Stephen Adshead (Lab)

Dave Morgan (Con)

Wigan

NA

 

7.            That it be noted that the appointment of the Chair of the GM Waste & Recycling Committee will be made at the GMCA meeting in July, on the recommendation of the GM Waste & Recycling Committee.

 

8.            That the establishment of the new GMCA Overview & Scrutiny Committee be approved and that 20 members (15 Labour, 3 Conservative & 2 Liberal Democrat) and 20 substitute members (15 Labour, 3 Conservative & 2 Liberal Democrat) be appointed as follows:

 

Overview & Scrutiny Committee

 

 

Name

District

1

Nathan Boroda (Lab)

Bury

2

Hamid Khurram (Lab)

Bolton

3

Champak Mistry (Lab)

Bolton

4

Greg Stanton (Lab)

Manchester

5

Mandie Shilton-Goodwin (Lab)    

Manchester

6

Colin McLaren (Lab)

Oldham

7

Umar Nasheen (Lab)

Oldham

8

Tom Besford (Lab)

Rochdale

9

John Mullen (Lab)   

Salford

10

Jim King (Lab)        

Salford

11

Elise Wilson (Lab)

Stockport

12

Amanda Peers (Lab)

Stockport

13

Nala Sharif (Lab)

Tameside

14

Barry Brotherton (Lab)

Trafford

15

Joanne Marshall (Lab)

Wigan

16

Mike Holly (Con)

Rochdale

17

John Walsh (Con)

Bolton

18

Kath Houlton(Con)

Wigan

19

John Leech (Lib Dem)

Manchester

20

Alex Warren (Lib Dem

Salford

 

          Pool of Substitute Members

         

 

Name

District

1

Mary Whitby (Lab)

Bury

2

Nick Peel (Lab)

Bolton

3

Martin Donaghy (Lab)

Bolton

4

Paula Sadler (Lab)

Manchester

5

Linda Foley (Lab)

Manchester

6

Chris Goodwin (Lab)

Oldham

7

Nazrul Islam (Lab)

Oldham

8

Patricia Dale (Lab)

Rochdale

9

Mishal Saeed (Lab)

Salford

10

Stuart Dickman (Lab)

Salford

11

To be confirmed (Lab)

Stockport

12

Rory Leonard (Lab)

Stockport

13

Jacqueline Owen (Lab)

Tameside

14

Jill Axford (Lab)

Trafford

15

Charles Rigby (Lab)

Wigan

16

Mike Hurleston (Con)

Stockport

17

Liam Billington (Con)

Tameside

18

Marie Brady (Con)

Bolton

19

Hazel Gloster (Lib Dem)

Oldham

20

Sam Al Hamdani (Lib Dem

Oldham

 

9.            That the appointments by the GM Local Authorities to the GM Culture & Social Impact Fund Committee for 2022/23 be agreed as follows:

 

District

Member

Substitute Member

Bolton

Hilary Fairclough (Con)

Anne Galloway (Con)

Bury

Charlotte Morris (Lab)

Richard Gold (Lab)

Manchester

Tim Whiston (Lab)

To be confirmed

Oldham

Elaine Taylor (Lab)

Mohammed Alyas (Lab)

Rochdale

Susan Smith (Lab)

Janet Emsley (Lab)

Salford

Stephen Coen (Lab)

Barbara Bentham (Lab)

Stockport

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

Tameside

Vimal Choksi (Lab)

Sangita Patel (Lab)

Trafford

Joanne Harding (Lab)

Liz Patel (Lab)

Wigan

Paul Prescot (Lab)

Keith Cunliffe (Lab)

 

10.        That the Portfolio Lead for Skills, Employment & Apprenticeships, be appointed to the Skills and Employment Executive for 2022/23.

 

11.        That the appointments by the GM Local Authorities to the Skills and Employment Executive be agreed as follows:

 

District

Member

Bolton

Adele Warren (Con)

Bury

Charlotte Morris (Lab)

Manchester

Gavin White (Lab)

Oldham

Shoab Akhtar (Lab)

Rochdale

John Blundell (Lab)

Salford

Philip Cusack (Lab)

Stockport

To be confirmed

Tameside

David Sweeton (Lab)

Trafford

Liz Patel (Lab)

Wigan

Dane Anderton (Lab)

 

 

12.        That the appointments by the GM Integrated Care Partnership for 2022/23 be noted as follows:

 

District

Member

Substitute Member

Bolton

Andrew Morgan (Con)

Susan Baines (Con)

Bury

Tamoor Tariq (Lab)

Tom Pilkington (Lab)

Manchester

Bev Craig (Lab)

To be confirmed

Oldham

Barbara Brownridge (Lab)

Marie Bashforth (Lab)

Rochdale

Daalat Ali (Lab)

To be confirmed

Salford

Paul Dennett (Lab)

John Merry (Lab)

Stockport

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

Tameside

Eleanor Wills (Lab)

Jacqueline Owen (Lab)

Trafford

Andrew Western (Lab)

Jane Slater (Lab)

Wigan

Keith Cunliffe (Lab)

James Moodie (Lab)

 

13.        That the Portfolio Lead for Green City Region, be appointed to the GM Green City Region Partnership Board for 2022/23.

 

14.        That the appointments to the Clean Air Charging Authorities Committee, as agreed by the 10 GM Local Authorities for 2022/23, be noted as follows:

 

District

Member

Substitute

Bolton

Nadim Muslim (Con)

Anne Galloway (Con)

Bury

Alan Quinn (Lab)

Kevin Peel (Lab)

Manchester

Tracey Rawlins

Linda Foley (Lab)

Oldham

Abdul Jabbar (Lab)

To be confirmed

Rochdale

Tricia Ayrton (Lab)

To be confirmed

Salford

Mike McCusker (Lab)

Jane Hamilton (Lab)

Stockport

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

Tameside

Denise Ward (Lab)

To be confirmed

Trafford

Aiden Williams (Lab)

Stephen Adshead (Lab)

Wigan

Paul Prescott (Lab)

Joanne Marshall (Lab)

 

15.        That the appointments to the Air Quality Administration Committee, as agreed by the 10 GM Local Authorities for 202/23, be noted as follows:

 

District

Member

Substitute

Bolton

Nadim Muslim (Con)

Anne Galloway (Con)

Bury

Alan Quinn (Lab)

Kevin Peel (Lab)

Manchester

Tracey Rawlins (Lab)

Linda Foley (Lab)

Oldham

Abdul Jabbar (Lab)

To be confirmed

Rochdale

Tricia Ayrton (Lab)

To be confirmed

Salford

Mike McCusker (Lab)

Jane Hamilton (Lab)

Stockport

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

Tameside

Denise Ward (Lab)

To be confirmed

Trafford

Aiden Williams (Lab)

Stephen Adshead (Lab)

Wigan

Paul Prescott (Lab)

Joanne Marshall (Lab)

 

16.        That the appointment of the Portfolio Lead for Clean Air, to the Air Quality Administration Committee be noted.

 

17.        That the GM Transport Committee be requested to appoint 5 members from the Committee (4 Labour and 1 Conservative) to the Greater Manchester Accessible Transport Limited Board for 2022/23.

 

18.        ThatAndy Burnham (GM Mayor) (Lab), Bev Craig (Manchester) (Lab), Eamonn O’Brien (Bury) (Lab), Amanda Chadderton (Oldham) (Lab) be appointed to the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership.

 

19.        That Bev Craig (Manchester) (Lab), Andrew Western (Trafford) (Lab), Elise Wilson (Stockport) (Lab), Nazia Rahman (Wigan) (Lab) and Jacqueline North (Tameside) (Lab) be appointed to the Growth Company Board for 2022/23.

 

20.        That the following portfolio leads, Education, Skills & Employment & Digital, Resource & Investment, Economy & Business, Green City Region and Equalities, Inclusion & Cohesion be appointed to the UK Shared Prosperity Fund Board for 2022/23. 

 

21.        That subject to any further changes the GMCA may wish to make, all appointments to be made up to the GMCA Annual Meeting in June 2023.

 


24/06/2022 - Appointment of Vice Chairs - 2022/23 ref: 1318    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

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

 

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

 

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

 


24/06/2022 - Appointment of Chair - 2022/23 ref: 1317    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

That it be noted that Andy Burnham, as the GM Mayor, under part 5A, section 4 of the GMCA Constitution is the Chair of the GMCA (ex-officio).

 



24/06/2022 - Minutes of the GMCA meeting held on 27 May 2022 ref: 1325    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:


24/06/2022 - Apologies ref: 1316    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:


24/06/2022 - Declarations of Interest ref: 1324    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:


24/06/2022 - Chairs Announcements and Urgent Business ref: 1323    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Made at meeting: 24/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Decision published: 28/06/2022

Effective from: 24/06/2022

Decision:

1.           That the GMCA wished to pass on their condolences to the family and friends of Councillor Cliff Morris following his recent passing and express their thanks for his work in Greater Manchester throughout his many years of public service.

 

2.           That it be noted that the Air Quality Administration Committee would meet again on the 1 July to reaffirm Greater Manchester’s proposal for a Category B (non-charging) Clean Air Zone.

 


17/06/2022 - Transport Network Performance ref: 1314    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

1.    That the report be noted.

2.    That recent customer insight data be brought to the next Committee.

3.    That it be noted that Northern would share the proposals for improved toilet standards across a number of stations with members of the Committee, with Bolton being the model standard.

4.    That the most recent TravelSafe report be shared with all new members of the Committee.

5.    That a report detailing further information on the killed or seriously injured high level statistics be brought to a future meeting of the Committee.

6.    That it be noted that Northern would speak to Councillor Angie Clarke regarding the recent spike in ASB and criminal activity on the Romiley-Brinnington line.

7.    That it be noted that Network Rail would share their monthly report on ASB and vandalism with members of the Committee.

8.    That it be noted that Northern would circulate their tactile paving programme with members, illustrating how this would be made available across all stations over the next two years.

9.    That following the removal of additional road safety funding to Local Authorities, further consideration should be given to the increased killed and seriously injured statistics within the report at a future meeting.

 


17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester's Bee Network ref: 1313    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

1.    That the GM Mayor’s verbal update on the Bee Network be noted.

2.    That the enhanced role of the Committee be more clearly defined including how it can more effectively contribute to the decision making of the Combined Authority.

3.    That the tram-train to Middleton remained a Mayoral commitment and that further details of the work undertaken to date on this be brought to the Committee in due course.

4.    That effective school bus services was key to an effective public transport system and at a timely opportunity the Committee receive a report as to how bus franchising can create an opportunity to review how it currently functions.

 


17/06/2022 - Appointments to outside bodies ref: 1309    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

  1. That Councillors Burke, Jones, Aldred, Hassan and Dickinson be appointed to the Grater Manchester Accessible Transport Board.

 

  1. That the appointment of one member to the Green City Region Partnership be deferred until the next meeting.

17/06/2022 - Terms of Reference and Rules of Procedure ref: 1308    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

That the Terms of Reference and Rules of Procedure be noted.


17/06/2022 - Members Code of Conduct ref: 1307    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

That the Code of Conduct be noted.

 


17/06/2022 - Appointment to the GMTC Sub Committees - Bus Services and Metrolink & Rail ref: 1306    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

That the appointment to these Sub Committees be deferred until the Committee can give consideration to the option for another Sub Committee, with an Active Travel focus, at their next meeting.


17/06/2022 - Membership for 2022/23 ref: 1305    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

  1. That the membership of the Committee for the forthcoming year be noted as below

 

Members

 

Andy Burnham

GM Mayor

Labour

Andrew Western

GMCA

Labour

Stuart Haslam

Bolton

Conservative

Kevin Peel

Bury

Labour

Naeem Hassan

Manchester

Labour

Dzidra Noor

Manchester

Labour

George Hulme

Oldham

Labour

Phil Burke

Rochdale

Labour

Roger Jones

Salford

Labour

Angie Clark

Stockport

Liberal Democrat

Warren Bray

Tameside

Labour

Aidan Williams

Trafford

Labour

John Vickers

Wigan

Labour

 

Mayoral appointments

 

Mohammed Ayub

Mayoral - Bolton

Labour

Jo Lancaster

Mayoral  Bury

Conservative

Tracey Rawlins

Mayoral - Manchester

Labour

Howard Sykes

Mayoral - Oldham

Liberal Democrat

Aasim Rashid

Mayoral - Rochdale

Labour

Damian Bailey

Mayoral - Salford

Labour

David Meller

Mayoral - Stockport

Labour

Doreen Dickinson

Mayoral - Tameside

Conservative

Linda Blackburn

Mayoral - Trafford

Conservative

Mark Aldred

Mayoral - Wigan

Labour

 

Substitutes

 

Amanda Chadderton

GM Mayor sub

Labour

Eamonn O'Brien

GMCA sub

Labour

Stuart Hartigan

Bolton

Conservative

Noel Bayley

Bury

Labour

Tommy Judge

Manchester

Labour

Chris Wills

Manchester

Labour

Kyle Phythian

Oldham

Labour

tbc

Rochdale

Labour

Mike McCusker

Salford

Labour

Steve Gribbon

Stockport

Liberal Democrat

Janet Jackson

Tameside

Labour

Stephen Adshead

Trafford

Labour

tbc

Wigan

Labour

Mohammed Iqbal

Mayoral

Labour

Patricia Sullivan

Mayoral

Conservative

Tom McGee

Mayoral

Labour

Luis McBriar

Mayoral

Conservative

tbc

Mayoral

Conservative

Tbc

Mayoral

Liberal Democrat

 

  1. That it be noted that the Liberal Democrat group would be submitting a Substitute Member for their Mayoral appointment in due course.

 

 


17/06/2022 - Appointment of Chair for 2022/23 ref: 1303    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

That it be recommended to the GM Mayor that Councillor Andrew Western be appointed as Chair of the GM Transport Committee for 2022/23.


17/06/2022 - Dates and Times of Future Meetings ref: 1315    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

That the GM Transport Committee would next meet on Friday 12 August 2022.


17/06/2022 - Minutes of the GM Transport Committee meeting held 24 March 2022 ref: 1312    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

That the minutes of the GM Transport Committee meeting held 24 March 2022 be approved as a correct record.


17/06/2022 - Declarations of Interest ref: 1311    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

That Councillor Phil Burke declared a personal interest in relation to item 13 – Transport Network Performance.


17/06/2022 - Chairs Announcements and Urgent Business ref: 1310    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

There were no Chairs announcements or urgent business.


17/06/2022 - Apologies ref: 1300    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

That apologies be received and noted from Councillors Naeem Hassan and Linda Blackburn.


17/06/2022 - Appointment of Vice Chairs of the Committee for 2022/23 ref: 1304    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Made at meeting: 17/06/2022 - Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 17/06/2022

Decision:

That Councillors Mark Aldred and Doreen Dickinson be appointed as Vice Chairs of the GM Transport Committee for 2022/23.


21/06/2022 - Appointment of the Chair of the GM Transport Committee ref: 1302    Recommendations Approved

The appointment of the Chair of the GM Transport Committee is a decision delegated to the GM Mayor.

Decision Maker: GM Mayor

Decision published: 21/06/2022

Effective from: 21/06/2022

Decision:

To appoint Councillor Andrew Western as Chair of the GM Transport Committee as per the recommendation of the Committee.

Lead officer: Nicola Ward


10/06/2022 - Skills Bootcamps Wave 3: Digital Skills Contract Award ref: 1299    Recommendations Approved

GMCA have run a competitive process and IN4.0 Group, Back 2 Work Complete Training, Generation and Netcom Training Ltd submissions were the highest scoring bidders within the £3,000,000 budget.
8 submissions were received and were sent to a full evaluation panel. The evaluation comprised of 3 parts, covering (75%) Quality, (15%) Social Value and (10%) Value for Money.

The Successful provider’s scores were deemed acceptable and comprehensive throughout their submission and offered the most economically advantageous tenders.


Decision Maker: Treasurer GMCA

Decision published: 16/06/2022

Effective from: 10/06/2022

Decision:

Following a competitive procurement process using GMCA’s Education Work and Skills Flexible Procurement System, GMCA wishes to award a £450,000 contract to IN4.0 Group, a £913,710 contract to Back 2 Work Complete Training, a £405,760 contract to Generation and a £475,500 contract to Netcom Training Ltd. This is part of the Skills Bootcamps programme and will support over 700 learners to train into digital/tech roles during 2022/23.
Delivery is expected to start no later than end of June 2022, bootcamps must be no longer than 16 weeks and all delivery must have concluded by the end of March 2023 (with the potential for an extension dependent on good performance), and all contract activity and support must conclude no longer than 6 months after the conclusion of delivery.
GMCA’s specification as attached as a background document.

Lead officer: Nicola Ward