Today we’re in Bristol hosting a major one-day policy conference for the south-west and west midlands. The Localism Act – over to you brings together Local Government Minister Andrew Stunell, Cities Advisor Lord Shipley, with a range of local councillors and officers as well as senior officials from the Department for Communities and Local Government.
Andrew Stunell MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State
at Communities and Local Government
Lord Shipley, Cities Advisor
Jonathan Carr-West, Policy Director, LGiU
Sian Sankey, Policy Adviser, Chartered Institute for Housing
Joe Reeves, Local Authority Housing lead, PWC
Gavin Jones, CEO, Swindon Borough Council
Cllr Barbara Janke, Leader, Bristol City Council
Cllr Ray Tovey, Localism Cabinet Member, Cornwall County Council
Bethan Evans, Bevan Britten
Stephen Woollett, CEO, South West Forum
We will distribute a briefing note to members with our learnings, ideas and presentations from some of the speakers. We will also be publishing an article in Public Finance.