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  • Homelessness Prevention Strategy

    Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is consulting on a new Greater Manchester Homelessness Prevention Strategy. Homelessness in all forms has increased in Greater Manchester since 2010 and tackling homelessness and rough sleeping is a key priority for GMCA and organisations across Greater Manchester. A number of initiatives are already in place in Greater Manchester to help reduce homelessness and rough sleeping, including Housing First , the ... More
    Closed 26 June 2021
  • Win a decommissioned yellow school bus!

    Several of TfGM’s current Yellow School Bus fleet are due to be decommissioned in July 2021. Once again, they are providing an opportunity for individuals, schools, community groups, sports teams and volunteer organisations to apply to be gifted one of these vehicles. Whether its reading spaces, quiet places or somewhere to meet new faces, a pplications will be judged on several criteria, including originality, creativity, and benefit... More
    Closed 18 June 2021
  • Census 2021 - Information and help

    The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and provides a picture of all the people and households in England and Wales. Conducted by the Office for National Statistics, the Census is the largest collection of information on the general population that exists. The Census aims to collect information from every UK resident on topics such as age, employment, ethnicity, health, and lots more besides. Information from the Census is used to help decide how services... More
    Closed 24 May 2021
  • Greater Manchester's Fire Plan

    The Fire Plan is the overarching strategy for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) for the next four years. The Plan looks at how the Service: plans to provide a timely, safe and effective response, reduce risks of fires and other emergencies and protect the built environment plans to use resources sustainably and provide the best value to the people of Greater Manchester commits to building on and developing a... More
    Closed 26 March 2021
  • Help nature recover in Greater Manchester

    Right now, our natural environment is facing many challenges including climate change, pollution, biodiversity loss and urbanisation to name but a few. We want to hear your views to help shape Greater Manchester’s first Local Nature Recovery Plan. Our Nature Recovery Plan will be a blueprint for the future of Greater Manchester’s natural environment and local wildlife. It will set out what needs to be done to restore declining species and habitats,... More
    Closed 7 March 2021
  • Oldham residents! Let's talk about food waste

    Did you know that every year in Oldham, 9,641 tonnes of food is thrown away that could have been avoided? This costs Oldham tax payers £2.8 million pounds a year in disposal costs. Reducing food waste not only saves you money but is better for the environment, when you think about the journey food goes on before it gets to your plate. Please can you complete this survey so that Oldham Council and Recycle for Greater Manchester can understand how to best approach this... More
    Closed 7 March 2021
  • Trafford residents! You and your mixed recycling bin

    Trafford residents! Are you using your black mixed recycling bin? Trafford has one of the best recycling rates in Greater Manchester, however there are still some things that we could do even better. The One Trafford Partnership and Recycle for Greater Manchester carried out a recycling campaign last year, and now we would like to know how effective it has been. Your feedback will be used to help us improve, and shape future recycling... More
    Closed 1 March 2021
  • How can we tackle inequality in Greater Manchester?

    The Greater Manchester Independent Inequalities Commission was set up in October 2020 to explore the causes of inequality and offer solutions to tackle these issues. The Commission has been reviewing evidence from academic research, local equality programmes and insight from the business, public, voluntary and community sectors to recommend new policy, activity and ways of working. Now, the Commission wants to hear from people who have an interest in making... More
    Closed 31 January 2021
  • LGBT Communities: Share your Views on the NHS Covid-19 Vaccine

    LGBT Foundation and the LGBTQ+ Advisor to the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Carl Austin-Behan, are carrying out this survey to better understand LGBTQ+ people's views on the Covid-19 vaccine. Your feedback will help LGBT Foundation ensure the vaccine rollout meets the needs of LGBTQ+ people. Information you choose to share with LGBT Foundation may be used in its policy and research documents, which will be publicised. However you will not be identifiable. All questions are... More
    Closed 31 January 2021
  • Doing Buses Differently: The impact of Covid-19 on our proposals for the future of your buses

    Greater Manchester has an ambition for a truly integrated public transport system, Our Network, to make getting around the city-region easy, accessible and affordable. Buses will be central to Our Network. They are a vital part of Greater Manchester’s transport system, with 75% of public transport journeys – both before and during the pandemic – made by bus. For many, especially in our poorer and most vulnerable communities, they are a... More
    Closed 29 January 2021
  • Police funding 2021/22

    Dear Greater Manchester residents and businesses, Since we came into office, we have made a number of important decisions and investments in Greater Manchester Police in order to keep people safe. We couldn’t have done all of this without the help of local council taxpayers. When we entered office in 2017, the Deputy Mayor and I made a commitment to end the cuts to frontline officer numbers. There are now 667 more police officers in GMP... More
    Closed 28 January 2021
  • Young People: Speak your mind - Your thoughts are powerful

    If you’re a young person living in Greater Manchester, we want to help you achieve your aspirations. Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and the Greater Manchester Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) are developing a new campaign to provide young people with support to reach their goals and to prevent them getting involved in crime. To develop the campaign, we need input from you – young people! We want to hear from young people aged 10-17 from all across... More
    Closed 24 January 2021
  • How do you use local data?

    Greater Manchester Combined Authority is looking at the use of open data in the city region as part of our Local Data Review . Open data is information that can be used, re-used and redistributed by anyone. This information is usually non-personal, such as planning applications or organisational performance information. It can be in any manner of formats such as: charts documents images lists spreadsheets tables You might actually use open data... More
    Closed 11 January 2021
  • Greater Manchester Minimum Licensing Standards for taxi and private hire vehicles

    Taxis and private hire services are a crucial part of our transport network. They provide an important service, particularly for those without access to a car, and people who don’t live or work near other parts of the public transport network. We want to see taxi and private hire services in Greater Manchester deliver a safer, high-quality experience for everyone, every time, using vehicles that meet high environmental standards. That’s why Greater... More
    Closed 3 December 2020
  • Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan consultation

    We need to clean up the air we all breathe. Dirty air damages our health and plays a part in thousands of deaths across the UK every year. The 10 GM local authority areas have worked together to develop a joint Clean Air Plan to reduce harmful air pollution on local roads. A GM-wide charging Clean Air Zone covering local roads in all ten local authorities. A government funding package to help local businesses prepare by upgrading to cleaner, compliant vehicles. ... More
    Closed 3 December 2020
  • SIGN UP HERE to hear more about Greater Manchester's Plan for Homes, Jobs and the Environment (Greater Manchester Spatial Framework)

    Subscribe to our mailing list If you want to receive an email telling you when the consultation for Greater Manchester's Plan for Homes, Jobs and the Environment goes live, please subscribe to this spatial framework mailing list. More
    Closed 1 December 2020
  • Tackling Covid in Greater Manchester (Wave 1)

    The Greater Manchester Combined Authority and partners across Greater Manchester are working round the clock to prevent the spread of Covid, and to deliver projects and programmes to help residents and communities affected. We want to make sure our interventions and our communications are having as much impact as possible, and so we need you to tell us your experiences and your views. We have asked BMG Research to carry out a series of monthly surveys with Greater... More
    Closed 1 December 2020
  • Aged under 40? Help stop Covid-19 In Greater Manchester

    The NHS in Greater Manchester and its partners are working hard to stop Covid-19 and its impacts. It is particularly interested in how the virus is affecting people aged under 40. Preventing the spread of coronavirus is all of our responsibility, and if we all do our bit we can help to keep each other safe. We are currently developing a plan to help us inform people about what they need to be doing to help stop the spread and why they need to be doing it. We want to ensure... More
    Closed 15 November 2020
  • City Centre Transport Strategy

    The City Centre Transport Strategy (CCTS) has been developed jointly by Manchester City Council, Salford City Council and Transport for Greater Manchester. ​ The strategy’s central aim is for 90 per cent of all trips into the city centre to be made on foot, by cycle or using public transport before 2040 - helping to reduce air pollution and contribute to Manchester’s 2038 target for carbon neutrality. ​ The consultation giving the public... More
    Closed 4 November 2020
  • It’s time to talk about wellbeing - join the Greater Manchester conversation

    This survey is being hosted on behalf of Independent Mental Health Network (IMHN) People in Greater Manchester are being asked to join a conversation about their mental wellbeing, to discover how they feel, what worries them, and what they think can be done to make a positive difference to where they live. Responses to the survey will help shape future initiatives to improve mental wellbeing in Greater Manchester, making sure they reflect the needs of local people. ... More
    Closed 18 October 2020
  • Race Equality Panel - Member Application Form

    Thank you for your interest in applying to be part of Greater Manchester’s Race Equality Panel. The Greater Manchester Race Equality Panel aims to address the systemic inequalities, racism and discrimination which disadvantage the people of Greater Manchester because of their culture, ethnicity or race. The purpose of the panel is to: advise and challenge Greater Manchester public sector bodies on their work to tackle systemic inequalities,... More
    Closed 18 October 2020
  • State of the Sector (VCSE)

    The State of the Sector is a partnership research initiative between 10GM (a joint venture to support the VCSE sector across Greater Manchester), GMCVO and locality partners. Leading the research on behalf of the partnership will be the University of Salford. The last survey in 2017 found there were an estimated 15,890 voluntary, charity and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in Greater Manchester supporting over 21.9 million interventions with clients, users or... More
    Closed 25 September 2020
  • Young Person's Guarantee & Task Force - Business

    You can help us build the Greater Manchester Young Person's Guarantee . We want understand what is important to young people in the context of supporting and equipping them to succeed, in spite of the unprecedented challenges they are having to face during this current time. We know that our business community will be vital in supporting our efforts and ambitions for young people in Greater Manchester. We want to hear from local businesses and understand the key considerations... More
    Closed 30 August 2020
  • Young Person's Guarantee & Task Force - Keeping connected, staying well

    You can help us build the Greater Manchester Young Person's Guarantee. We want understand what is important to young people in the context of supporting and equipping them to succeed, in spite of the unprecedented challenges they are having to face during this current time. We know that our young people’s wellbeing is paramount to these efforts. We want to understand the key considerations for the Young Person's Guarantee in respect of: good mental health improved... More
    Closed 30 August 2020
  • Developing a Race Equality Panel for Greater Manchester

    Greater Manchester is proud to be one of the most diverse places in the country, and we are committed to ensuring that the benefits of devolution make a difference to the lives of people across all our communities regardless of age, background, gender, culture or beliefs. A number of advisory panels have already been established to ensure communities are at the heart of decision-making. You can find out more about our approach to equalities and the other advisory panels on our... More
    Closed 23 August 2020
  • Everyday life in the time of COVID-19

    This survey is being hosted on behalf of Manchester University and the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformation . The purpose of this research is to understand how everyday life changes during moments of disruption, in this instance during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are surveying people across the UK on their everyday experiences whilst social distancing measures are in place. This survey (approximately 20-30 minutes) asks about changes to your... More
    Closed 7 June 2020
  • NHS: Your current experience of coronavirus

    You can help the NHS plan its response to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) by sharing your experience. This survey will help the NHS understand more about how and where coronavirus is affecting people currently. More
    Closed 31 May 2020
  • Impact of COVID-19 in the Caribbean and African Community

    We are hosting this survey on behalf of Caribbean and African Health Network . The Caribbean and African Health Network (CAHN) is an Infrastructure Organisation that seeks to work with Caribbean and African communities. It has a vision of eradicating health inequalities within a generation. This survey has been developed to gather anonymous information that will enable CAHN to gain a better insight into the impact of COVID-19 on the Caribbean and African community in Greater... More
    Closed 31 May 2020
  • LGBT People: Share How Coronavirus Has Affected You

    The LGBT Foundation are carrying out a survey to help identify how LGBT+ communities in the UK are being affected by the current Coronavirus outbreak. Your feedback will help to shape the support that is being provided by the LGBT Foundation. Please note that any information you share with the LGBT Foundation may be used in their policy documents. However, all responses will be anonymised and you will not be identifiable. If you have any questions regarding this survey or would... More
    Closed 31 May 2020
  • Greater Manchester Big Disability Survey - Covid 19 Special

    This survey aims to find out what issues disabled people face during the Covid-19/Coronavirus Pandemic. The evidence this survey provides will inform GM services about support needs and how to improve responses to the pandemic. I n addition to access and support questions we have included demographic questions to better gather information of how different communities are experiencing the impact of the Pandemic. However this survey does remain anonymous. So please share... More
    Closed 25 May 2020
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