Decision details

Proposed Bus Franchising Consultation Response

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


In June 2017 the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) instructed Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) to prepare an assessment for a proposed bus franchising scheme for Greater Manchester. Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council (SMBC), as a statutory consultee. The report will outline the proposal and ask for comments for the consultation response from the Council.






The Cabinet has considered the Environment and Economy Scrutiny Committee’s response to the Proposed Bus Franchising Scheme consultation questionnaire and the proposed response to be submitted on behalf of the Council, and has given approval to the delegation of the submission of the final Council response, to the Corporate Director, Place Management and Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member Economy and Regeneration.

Alternative options considered:


Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: n/a

Decision Reference: CAB200

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Forward Plan Reference: E&R41

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Portfolio holder, CLT, Scrutiny, Cabinet

Contact: Mark Glynn, Service Director, Place Management Email: Tel: 0161-474-3700, Sue Stevenson, Services to Place Email: Tel: 0161-474-4351.

Report author: Patrick Boyd

Publication date: 08/01/2020

Date of decision: 06/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 06/01/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/01/2020

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