FOI Publication Scheme

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, public bodies are required to publish some information about their work under a Publication Scheme. Transport for Greater Manchester has adopted the Information Commissioner’s model publication scheme and follows the definition document for joint authorities and boards.

If the information you are looking for is not available here, you may want to request it by making an FOI request.

Who we are and what we do

This section covers organisational information, structures, locations and contacts.

Structure of the authority
Names of members of the authority or board and any council or other body represented by these members. Committee and sub-committee structure. Details of any other authority providing administrative support.

Available from the Statement of Accounts

Staff structure of the authority
Basic staff structure, management structure, chief officer's details, numbers in post

Management Structure and Chief Officer’s details - Available from the Statement of Accounts

Contact Information

Available from the Contact Us webpage

Geographical Area of operation

Available from the Annual Report

General Outline of Responsibilities

Available from the Annual Report

Relationship with other Authorities

Available from the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee

What we spend and how we spend it

This section covers financial information relating to projected and annual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit.

Summary of revenue budget estimates and capital expenditure plans

Available from the Business Plan

Annual Statement of Accounts

Available from the Statement of Accounts webpage

Financial audit reports

Available from the Statement of Accounts

Staff pay and grading structure

Senior Salaries are available on the Financial Disclosure webpage.

Expenses paid to or incurred by members of the authority and senior offices

Available on request

Procurement Procedures

Available on the How to do Business with TfGM webpage

List of contracts and value

Available on the How to do Business with TfGM webpage

Internal financial regulations and delegated authority

Available on request

What our priorities are and how we are doing

This section covers strategies and plans, performance information, audits, inspections and reviews

Strategic plan, business plan, aims and objectives

Available from the Business Plan

Reports indicating service provision, performance assessments, operational assessment reports

Available from the Annual Report

Reports by external inspectors

Available on request

Joint strategies

Not held by TfGM - Available from Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Association of Greater Manchester Authorities website

Statistical information

Available from the TfGM pages on data.gov.uk and DataGM. Also available in reports such as the Annual Report and Business plan available as above.

How we make decisions

This section covers policy proposals and decisions. Decision making processes, internal criteria and procedures and consultations.

Schedule of meetings open to the public

This information is held by the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee.

Agendas and approved minutes of the authority and authority sub-committees

This information is held by the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee.

Background papers for meetings open to the public

This information is held by the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee.

Facts and analyses used for decision making

This information is held by the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee.

Public consultations

Available from the Have your say webpage

Our policies and procedures

This section covers current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities.

Policies and procedures for the conduct of authority business

Available on request

Policies and procedures for the provision of services

Available on request

Policies and procedures about the employment of staff

Available on request

Customer Service

Available on request

Internal instructions, manuals and guidelines

Available on request

Records management and personal data policies

Available on request

Charging regimes and policies

Available on request

Lists and registers

Information held in registers required by law and other lists and registers relating to the functions of the authority.

Asset lists and information asset registers

Available on request

Registers open to public inspection

N/A - None held

Register of members interests

Available on request

Register of gifts and hospitality

Available on request

The services we offer

Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters.

Information about the provision of authority services

Available from the menus on the TfGM homepage.

Regulatory responsibilities and procedures

TBC

Leaflets and explanatory procedures for Services from which the authority is entitled to recover a fee

Available from the Library webpage

Media Releases

Available from the Media Centre webpage