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  • 21 Oct

    Draft GMSF Published - Have Your Say

    The long-awaited Draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework is due to be approved for consultation a week today.

    The draft document has been published in the agenda to the joint meeting of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and AGMA Executive Board on Friday 28th October. At the meeting, it is anticipated that members will approve the publication of the document for consultation between 31st October and 23rd December.

  • 04 Nov
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    Mayor of Manchester to Gain Strategic Planning Powers

    Chancellor George Osborne yesterday (November 3rd) rubber-stamped a devolution deal that will see Greater Manchester granted an elected mayor, who will have powers over regional housing, planning and transport. 

    The "revolutionary" agreement will see the directly elected mayor take on devolved powers worth £1 billion, with the government preparing legislation to schedule the first election for 2017.

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