{meta} Agenda for City Issues Briefing on Monday, 16 October 2017, 10.00 am

Agenda and decisions

Venue: Salford Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton

Items
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Apologies for absence

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Declarations of interest

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Items for Decision Part 1 - (Open to the Public)

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Decision:

Salford City Council - Record of Decision

 

I Councillor Paula Boshell, Deputy City Mayor, in exercise of the powers contained within the Council Constitution do hereby:-

 

(1) Approve the making by the Secretary of State of Regulations under Section 102E of the Local Transport Act 2008 to establish Transport for the North as a Sub-National Transport Body

 

(2) Agree that, where the regulations propose to confer on Transport for the North, local transport functions, consent to include such concurrent powers, subject to the consent of the Council.

 

The Reasons are Transport for the North (TfN) is an evolving partnership of Local Transport Authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships across the North of England acting collectively and working with the Government, Highways England, HS2 and Network Rail to develop a Northern Transport Strategy.

The consent now given allows for the making of Regulations by the Secretary of State to establish TfN as a Sub-Regional Transport Body under Section 102E of the Local Transport Act 2008. Each constituent authority is also required to give similar consent.

Options considered and rejected were: Not to consent to the making of Regulations by the Secretary of State to establish TfN as a Sub-Regional Transport Body under Section 102E of the Local Transport Act 2008.

Assessment of Risk Low.

The source of funding is N/A.

Legal Advice obtained Yes as detailed in report submitted to City Issues held on 16October 2017

Financial Advice obtained N/A

Procurement Advice obtained N/A .

The following documents have been used to assist the decision process.

 

  • Section 102E of the Local Transport Act 2008

 

  • Transport for the North Strategic Transport Plan and Integrated Sustainability Appraisal
  • Report of the City Solicitor submitted to City Issues on 16 October 2017

 

Contact Officer:  Miranda Carruthers-Watt          Tel No: 0161 793 3620

                           City Solicitor

                       

 

This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member /Strategic Director

The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Growth and Prosperity Scrutiny Panel.

 

Signed: Councillor Paula Boshell

Deputy City Mayor

Dated: 16 October 2017

  

*           This decision was published on Monday 23 October 2017                                          

*           This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 30 October 2017                                              unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.

 

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Exclusion of the Public

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Items for decision - Part 2 (Closed to the Public)

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Any other business