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Our Members

GMWDA has 21 elected Members who are appointed annually from each of the constituent Councils.

Wigan MBC is a Unitary Authority and is entitled to maintain a presence on the Authority for administrative purposes; however, their representatives have no voting rights on waste disposal matters.

All Members are, collectively, the ultimate policy makers and those responsible for strategic and corporate management functions of GMWDA as a Waste Disposal Authority.

Members by Council

Bolton

Councillor Mohammed Iqbal, Labour

Councillor Kevan Jones, Labour

Bury Council

Bury

Councillor Tony Cummings, Labour

Councillor Alan Quinn, Labour

Manchester

Councillor Shukat Ali, Labour

Councillor Nigel Murphy, Labour

Councillor Mandie Shilton Godwin, Labour

Oldham

Councillor Cherryl Brock, Labour

Councillor Stephen Hewitt, Labour

Rochdale

Councillor Susan Emmott, Labour

Councillor Mohammed Zaman, Labour

Salford

Councillor Sammie Bellamy, Labour

Councillor David Lancaster, Labour

Stockport

Councillor Roy Driver, Labour

Councillor Lisa Smart, Liberal Democrat

Tameside

Councillor Philip Fitzpatrick, Labour

Councillor Catherine Piddington, Labour

Trafford

Councillor John Holden, Conservative

Councillor Michael Young, Conservative

Latest News

Labour Member for Manchester City Council, Councillor Nigel Murphy, has been unanimously reappointed as the Chair of Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA). The appointment was announced at the Authority’s.
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Nigel Murphy

Meetings

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