Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) (1986-2011)

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1986 (has beginning date)


The Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) is the local government association for Greater Manchester. 

It was founded in 1986 after the Greater Manchester County Council was abolished by the Local Government Act, 1985. It was a voluntary organisation which represented the interest of the district councils within the Greater Manchester area. It was responsible for various functions formerly provided by the County Council. 

Though still in existence, most of the AGMA duties are largely carried out by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority which was established in April 2011. 

AGMA was one of the main funders of the work of the Centre from the early 1990s until 2009. 

,  as a voluntary organisation to represent the district councils within Greater Manchester area. 

A now suspended association established in 1986 that helped 10 Manchester councils to lobby government and develop policies. 


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