Conservative Conference Fringe | Urban Blues: The shifting political and economic role of UK cities

Conservative Conference Fringe | Urban Blues: The shifting political and economic role of UK cities

The contrast between Conservative success in the recent metro mayor elections versus their struggles in the general election calls into question how real the Tory urban revival is. This Localis and Core Cities fringe will discuss how government can continue to encourage cities to grow, and whether there is a distinctly Conservative agenda for cities.

Speakers

  • Andrew Bounds, North of England correspondent, the Financial Times
  • Neil O’Brien MP, Member of Parliament for Harborough
  • Liam Booth-Smith, Chief Executive, Localis (chair)

Event Details

This event will be held between 10.30-11.30 on Monday, 2 October at the Reception Room, Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester M60 2LA.

This event will be held outside of the secure zone at conference, and therefore conference passes are not required. Doors will be open, with refreshments will be available, from 10.15.

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