digital, creative and media;
In addition to the above, the mayor has also focused on another
specific priority: reducing rough-sleeping. The A Bed Every Night
scheme, designed to deliver accommodation and support to rough
sleepers in the city-region, has, on latest figures, helped over 1500
people since November 2018.
The Combined Authority is also currently working on a UCAS-style
system for apprenticeships and technical training, as well
as providing free bus travel to 16 to 18-year-olds via the Our Pass
scheme and support for care leavers across the city region via the
Care Leavers Guarantee.
Alongside the above, the Combined Authority’s Greater Manchester
Strategy, Our People, Our Place, sets out Greater Manchester’s core
goals. There are too many to mention in this brief summary, but
some particular aims stand out (listed overleaf):