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Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA)

The main decision-making body of the GMCA. 

AGMA Executive Board

Oversees the work and strategic direction of the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA). Leads on policy, and has delegated decision-making powers from the 10 Greater Manchester councils.  AGMA has the same membership at the GMCA.

Joint GMCA & AGMA Executive Board

Facilitates co-operative working between the GMCA and the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA).

GMCA Standards Committee

The Standards Committee deals with matters of conduct and ethical standards regarding members of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and its committees.

GMCA Resources Committee

The Resources Committee considers matters relating to the transition to an integrated Greater Manchester Combined Authority.

GMCA Audit Committee

Checks that the finances of the GMCA and the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) are managed to high standards of openness, integrity and accountability. It is a legal requirement to have an Audit Committee.

GMCA Overview and Scrutiny Committees

Checks that decisions made by the GMCA, the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) executive board, the Greater Manchester Transport committee and Transport for Greater Manchester, help make the region a better place to live, work, study and do business.

Housing, Planning & Environment Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Corporate Issues & Reform Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Economy, Business Growth & Skills Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Planning and Housing Commission

Public and private sector representatives focus on housing, infrastructure and town centres.

AGMA Statutory Functions Committee

Greater Manchester Joint Health Scrutiny Committee

Reviews and scrutinises health services and acts as a consultative body to local health providers when they have a duty to consult.

Low Carbon Hub Board

Representatives from the public, voluntary and private sectors oversee low carbon policies and projects that contribute to economic growth while protecting our natural environment.  For more information view the LCH Board

Greater Manchester Transport Committee

Oversees the travel services provided by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM).

Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership

Empowers business leaders to set strategies and economic priorities to drive growth and job creation.

Greater Manchester Health and Care Board

A partnership of Health and Social Care representatives which oversees the development of Greater Manchester's Health and Social Care reform strategy.

Greater Manchester Joint Commissioning Board

A forum for collective commissioning and de-commissioning decision making in relation to Health and Social Care across GM.

Greater Manchester Skills and Employment Partnership

Leads and oversees skills and employment policy and services to make sure we are helping Greater Manchester's economy to grow.

Greater Manchester Waste and Recycling Committee

Considers matters relation to the establishment and implementation of waste disposal stratagies of the GMCA and oversees matters relating to the effective management of waste disposal operations including contracts and the behavioural change programme.

GM Culture & Social Impact Fund Committee

In 2016, GMCA established a new Culture, Arts and Leisure Portfolio, recognising the importance of these issues to the economic growth, social well-being and attractiveness of Greater Manchester. 

Police and Crime Panel

Council leaders and independent members with skills and experience of criminal justice and community safety. Works with the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime with a focus on the Police and Crime Plan. 

Police and Crime Joint Audit Panel

A joint audit panel between Greater Manchester Police and the Deputy Mayor of Policing and Crime.

Independent Ethics Committee

To help build trust and public confidence, an independent policing ethics committee – the first of its type in the country – will advise the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Beverley Hughes, and Greater Manchester Police on the complex dilemmas that policing faces in the modern world.

GMFRS Committee (archive) 

GMFRS Local Pensions Board - Firefighters Pension Scheme