Future Local: Larger Local Councils Conference 2014

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Future Local helped find out what the three main parties will do for town and parish councils in the next Parliament.

Minister for Government Policy Oliver Letwin MP, Liberal Parliamentary Party Chairman, Annette Brooke MP and Andy Sawford MP, Shadow Local Government Minister all spoke about devolution, localism and local government, which also gave attendees the perfect opportunity to learn, share and network. Cllr Peter Fleming, Chairman of the Local Government Associations Improvement and Innovation Board also spoke at the event.

Plenary and workshop sessions included:

  • The road to 2015: What are the Labour, Lib Dem and Conservative policies on town and parish councils? What's in store for parishes in the next Parliament?

  • Get in the driving seat and shape the future of your area through strategic and neighbourhood plans

  • Lessons from the Our Place! approach to bringing partners together to improve public services

  • How town councils are driving regeneration and local economic development

  • Beyond bricks and mortar: Spotlight on building community cohesion

  • Inaugural meeting of the super councils network

  • Watching the hustings for the elections to the Larger Councils Committee

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This event is being sponsored by AON UK Ltd, Public Sector Deposit Fund, DCK Beavers and RCOH.