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Freedom of information Publication Scheme

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, TfGM is required to publish some information under a publication scheme.

TfGM has adopted the Information Commissioner’s model publication scheme and follows the definition document for joint authorities and boards.

You can also find out more about TfGM in our Transparency pages.


Who we are and what we do

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 2017
  • Notice of conclusion of audit
  • Annual audit letter 2016 for the year ended 31 March 2016

Staff structure of the authority

Basic staff structure, management structure, chief officer's details, numbers in post.
- Available from data.gov.uk

Contact information
- Visit contact us

Geographical area of operation
- Available from the Business Plan: Business Plan 2017-20

General outline of responsibilities
- Available from the Business Plan: Business Plan 2017-20

Relationship with other authorities
- Available from the Transport for Greater Manchester Committee


What we spend and how we spend it

Summary of revenue budget estimates and capital expenditure plans
- Available from the Business Plan: Business Plan 2017-20

Annual statement of accounts
- Statement of accounts 2017(PDF)
- Notice of conclusion of audit 2017
- Public inspection disclosure(PDF)
- Statement of accounts 2016(PDF)
- Notice of conclusion of audit(PDF)
- Annual audit letter 2016(PDF)
- Statement of accounts 2015(PDF)
- Annual audit letter 2015(PDF)

Financial audit reports
- Statement of accounts 2017(PDF)
- Notice of conclusion of audit 2017
- Public inspection disclosure(PDF)
- Statement of accounts 2016(PDF)
- Notice of conclusion of audit(PDF)
- Annual audit letter 2016(PDF)
- Statement of accounts 2015(PDF)
- Annual audit letter 2015(PDF)

Staff pay and grading structure
- Senior salaries are available on data.gov.uk

Expenses paid to or incurred by members of the authority and senior offices
- Available on request

Procurement procedures
- Available on our procurement web pages

List of contracts and value
- Available on data.gov.uk

Internal financial regulations and delegated authority
- Available on request


What our priorities are and how we are doing

Strategic plan, business plan, aims and objectives
- Available from the Business Plan: Business Plan 2017-20

Reports indicating service provision, performance assessments, operational assessment reports
- Available from the Business Plan: Business Plan 2017-20

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

Statistical information
- Available on data.gov.uk


How we make decisions

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
- Visit our consultations page


Our policies and procedures

  • The following information is available on request:
  • Policies and procedures for the conduct of authority business
  • Policies and procedures for the provision of services
  • Policies and procedures about the employment of staff

Customer service

  • Internal instructions, manuals and guidelines
  • Records management and personal data policies
  • Charging regimes and policies

Lists and registers

TfGM does not hold any registers which are open to public inspection.

The following information is available on request:

  • Asset lists and information asset register
  • Register of members interests
  • Register of gifts and hospitality

The services we offer

Information about the provision of authority services.

Regulatory responsibilities and procedures

  • TfGM does not have any regulatory responsibilities

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

Available on request
Please contact customer.relations@tfgm.com

Media releases
Available from our media centre