England & Wales Democracy, devolution and governance

Conservative Party Conference: Who governs? Bridging the gap between localism and parliamentary sovereignty

Join the debate at our Conservative fringe event. Details are listed below. We will also be hosting our well established invitation only dinners, which will allow for a more intimate discussion of the future of Local Government in a post-Brexit era.

The event is free to attend and there is no need to book. The event will take place in the secure zone.

Host: LGiU

Title: Who governs? Bridging the gap between localism and parliamentary sovereignty

We will be looking at the role of localism within the wider debate on sovereignty and asking whether we have missed the focus on what level power should be devolved to.

Speakers:

  • Cllr Colin Noble- Leader of Suffolk County Council
  • Cllr Sean Anstee- Leader of Trafford Council
  • Cllr Baroness Jane Scott- Leader of Wiltshire Council
  • Mark Boleat- Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee, City of London
  • Jonathan Carr-West- Chief Executive of the LGiU

Date: Sunday 2nd October 

Time: 12:45- 14:00 

Venue: Hyatt Regency Birmingham

Speakers:
  • Cllr Colin Noble- Leader of Suffolk County Council
  • Cllr Sean Anstee- Leader of Trafford Council
  • Cllr Baroness Jane Scott- Leader of Wiltshire Council
  • Jonathan Carr-West- Chief Executive of the LGiU