GMWDA transfers into the GMCA

From 1st April 2018 the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority transferred all its duties, obligations and statutory powers for waste disposal to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. The move is part of the 2014 ground-breaking devolution agreement.

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Committee appointed for Waste and Resources Management

The Waste Committee terms of reference were approved at the GMCA meeting on Friday 29th June 2018.

The Waste Committee’s purpose is:

  • to consider issues relating to the establishment and implementation of waste disposal strategies and policies of the GMCA
  • to oversee issues relating to the efficient and effective management of waste disposal operations including contracts and the behavioural change programme.

Committee members:

Bolton

Councillor Mohammed Iqbal, Labour

Councillor Stuart Haslam, Conservative

Bury

Councillor Tony Cummings, Labour

Councillor Alan Quinn, Labour

Manchester

Councillor Rabnawaz Akbar, Labour

Councillor Shaukat Ali, Labour

Oldham

Councillor Stephen Hewitt, Labour

Rochdale

Councillor Neil Emmott, Labour

Salford

Councillor David Lancaster, Labour

Stockport

Councillor Roy Driver, Labour

Councillor Helen Foster-Grime, Liberal Democrats

Tameside

Councillor Alison Gwynne, Labour

Trafford

Councillor Judith Lloyd, Labour

Councillor Sean Anstee, Conservative

 

The first Committee meeting will be taking place on Thursday 12th July.  For further information, please visit the GMCA website.

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Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority

Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority