There is much talk of the need for co-production of public services. Local government has been looking at this agenda in different ways for some time and this is one of the clear next steps in both the devolution agenda and in the ways councils are responding to austerity. A public fringe meeting investigating how we build and support communities and ensure they have the capacity and resilience to work in new ways.
Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP
Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government