Party Conferences 2015

LGiU will be heading to the Liberal Democrat, Labour, and Conservative Autumn Conferences.

Join the debate at our fringe events. Details are listed below. Both will take place in the conference secure zones.

We will also be hosting our well-established invitation-only Leaders’ dinners, which allow for intimate discussion of local government and the devolution agenda.


Hosts: LGiU and Essex Conservatives

Title: Beyond Cities: Answering the English Devolution Question

Speakers: Cllr David Finch, Leader of Essex County Council; Nicola Beach, Chief Executive of Braintree District Council; Cllr David Burbage, Leader of The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, and Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU.

Date: Monday 5 October

Time: 12.45 – 14.00

Venue: Victoria Suite, Midland Hotel


Hosts: LGiU and the LGA Labour Group

Title: Making Devolution Work: Labour Local Government Innovation

Labour fringe panel

Speakers: Jon Trickett MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government; Cllr Jim McMahon OBE, Leader of Labour Local Government; Cllr Peter John, Leader of Southwark Council; Cllr Judith Blake, Leader of Leeds City Council, and Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGiU

Labour fringe room

Date: Sunday 27 September

Time: 17:00 – 18:30

Venue: Hall 7 – Clyde, Brighton Metropole Hotel