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Delegated Decisions
Thursday, 25th March, 2010

Delegated Decision Item

Reference No 10030202
Date Last Amended 25 March 2010
Contact Name Charlie Parker 
Position Chief Executive 
Contact Telephone No 0161 770 4190 
Area of Responsibility ALL
Wards Affected ALL
Title CITY REGION PILOT AND GOVERNANCE
Summary The report outlines the outcomes of engagement on the pilot City Region with Government and also the vision, principles and priorities of the Region Pilot. 
Supporting
Documentation
 
Advice Sought Legal Finance  
Declared Interests None 
Reasons for Exemption
(If Exempt)
 
Details of Consultation Other 24/02/10 Council 
Options Considered There are no alternatives. 
Recommendation The Council is recommended to: The Chief Executive in conjunction with the Group Leaders has: 1. Considered the outcome of the review of City Region governance arrangements including the results of the consultation exercise and the business case prepared by KPMG. 2. agreed that the establishment of a CA in Greater Manchester would be likely to improve: a) the exercise of statutory functions relating to economic development, regeneration and transport in the area; the effectiveness and efficiency of transport in the area; and c) economic conditions in the area for the reasons set out in the review document. 3. endorsed the Final Scheme as agreed by the AGMA Executive Board on 26 February 2010 and agrees to publish the scheme pursuant to Section 109(2) of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009; 4. consented to the inclusion of Oldham in the area of Combined Authority; 5. agreed that a formal agreement be completed in the terms of a draft side agreement as tabled at the AGMA Executive Board meeting which supplements paragraph 46 of the scheme relating to the support given by other authorities to an individual authority wishing to withdraw from the CA; and 6. approved the proposals contained in paragraph 66 of the review and document at Annex 1for a review of scrutiny arrangements and support as endorsed by the AGMA Scrutiny Pool. 
Of interest to the following Overview and Scrutiny Committees  
Decision Approve as recommended  
Decision made by Charlie Parker  
Date of Decision 25 March 2010  
Date Called in  

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