Fringe Meeting

Economies of Skill

Supported by:


Local government is increasingly looking at how they can develop sustainable local economic growth. The challenge is to develop and attract businesses offering high quality, long term jobs. To do this local areas must both work with local educational providers at all levels to ensure that the skills needed for business are developed and retained within their locality.

Speakers include:

Cllr Sue Murphy
Deputy Leader, Manchester City Council
Jim Bligh
Head of Public Service Reform, CBI

This is a public and open fringe meeting at the Labour Party Conference. All are welcome to attend and no registration is necessary.