This year’s conference will look at the future of Local Area Agreements under the coalition government’s Big Society agenda and assess how you can attract and retain partnerships in these uncertain political and financial times. It will also provide a timely response to the government white paper on economic development due this summer and the comprehensive spending review in October.
Confirmed speakers include:
Caroline Flint MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government;
Helen Bailey, Director of Public Services, HM Treasury
Chris Murray, Director, Core Cities
John Tizard, Director, Centre for Public Sector Partnerships
Gavin Jones, Chief Executive, Swindon Borough Council