Decision details

Greater Manchester Collaborative Agency Contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Councillor Tahir Rafiq, the Cabinet Member for Corporate Affairs and HR, presented the report detailing the background and process followed for the retendering of the shared contract regarding agency staff. It was noted that there was no minimum level of spend and no obligations of exclusivity.




1.   Approved the continuation of the Council’s participation in the GM Collaborative Agency Contract; and

2.   Noted the contractual arrangements and give approval to proceed with the signing of the Beneficiary Agreement.


Reasons for the decision:

To ensure the Council has appropriate contractual arrangements in place to secure the right calibre of resources at pace and at the best possible value.


Other options considered and rejected:



Publication date: 18/11/2021

Date of decision: 17/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 17/11/2021 - Cabinet

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