Stockport College is proposing to merge in partnership with Trafford College on 28th February 2018.

In this section of the website we will keep you updated with the consultation process.

Draft Resolution to Merge

Stockport College is considering a merger with Trafford College. In order to effect the merger, Stockport College will pass a resolution to transfer all of its assets and liabilities to Trafford College. The draft text of the proposed resolution to merge is as follows:

“Subject to:

• Publication of the results of a statutory consultation exercise undertaken by the Corporation of Stockport College (as required under The Further Education Corporations (Publication of Proposals) (England) Regulations 2012);
• The carrying out of due diligence exercises in respect of the Corporation of Trafford College; and
• Publication of the draft resolution of the Corporation of Stockport College to dissolve and provide for the transfer of its assets, rights and liabilities.

The Corporation of Stockport College hereby unconditionally RESOLVES to merge with the Corporation of Trafford College with effect from 28 February 2018, with the Corporation of Stockport College dissolving at one minute past midnight on 28 February 2018 and its assets, rights and liabilities transferring immediately before that time to Trafford College.”

It should be noted that whilst the intended merger date is 28th February 2018 there may be a set circumstances that materialise which will lead to a delay in the current proposed merger date.

Should you have any queries or require further information please contact Barry.Watson@stockport.ac.uk

Timeline

September – October 2017, Public consultation.

This document contains the details the proposed merger and the benefits the new partnership will bring to the learners, employers and wider stakeholders of our region.

You can access the merger consultation document via the pdf link below. This means that you can save the document offline and view it at your leisure as well as being able to change the size of the document so you can read it in a format that best suits your needs.

Stockport College Merger Consultation Document

December 2017, Public consultation report

This report provides a summary of the public consultation process together with the feedback we received and the next steps toward the merger.

You can access the report via the pdf link below. This means that you can save the document offline and view it at your leisure as well as being able to change the size of the document so you can read it in a format that best suits your needs.

Consultation Report

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