The consultation is about how buses in Greater Manchester should be run in the future and whether the proposed franchising scheme should be introduced. The consultation questions are about the proposed franchising scheme, which is how the Greater Manchester Combined Authority propose bus franchising would work in practice.
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In the latest newsletter GM Poverty Action share information about Living Wage Week events across Greater Manchester and how you can get involved. Katy Jones writes for GMPA about a project looking at Universal Credit and the controversial in-work conditionality. There is also an uplifting account of Urban Outreach’s Christmas hampers. Do you have a similar activity? You can share it with GM Poverty Action.
Co-production is rooted in values and principles, including relationships, power-sharing, and valuing different forms of knowledge. But what does that look like in practice?
At this network you will be learning about different practical approaches to co-production being taken in GM and when or how they might be useful.
You will hear skilled practitioners working in different contexts discuss their approach, then explore how these might be put in practice on the ground using place-based scenarios.
The public consultation into clinic harassment in Fallowfield, Manchester is now open. Manchester Council have launched this consultation as part of their investigation into whether a Public Spaces Protection Order, a.k.a ‘safe zone’, is needed.
Manchester City Council are refreshing their Equality Objectives for 2020 – 2024 and would like to hear what you have to say.
These Equality Objectives will be based around the Public Sector Equality Duty to have due regard to:
In the latest GM Poverty Action newsletter there is a report on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation 2019 data and a write up on the workshop held in Manchester to pose the question ‘what proposals should be made in the next UK white paper on social security?’.
This workshop will explore the ideas that commissioners and grant makers are looking for in funding health and social care services and may well improve your chances of being funded.
Locality has produced a package of services to help you think about the implications and risks of a no-deal Brexit and how to mitigate these.
The Greater Manchester VCSE Mental Health Forum is in the process of evolving the way that the VCSE sector works with the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and the wider system around mental health.