Consultation on the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework has just three days to run, bringing to a close a two-month process examining a plan described this week by Mayor Andy Burnham as supporting “ambitious levels of growth”.
A motion has been submitted by the local authority’s Conservative group ahead of Trafford Council’s meeting next week asking leader Andrew Western to pressure the Greater Manchester leadership over its proposed spatial framework.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has called for more investment and devolution for the North as an Institute for Public Policy Research report highlighted falling public spending, while spending in the South increased.
Manchester City Council has shut down four properties on Harris Street in Strangeways, bordering the newly-proposed Great Ducie Street development area, which were being used to sell counterfeit goods.
The city region was behind only London in completed Help to Buy property purchases, with Cheshire also among the top six, according to research based on statistics released by the Ministry for Housing, Communities & Local Government.