General Power of Competence: Is the sky the limit? (in association with BLP MLS)
Localis hosted a range of events a LGA conference in Birmingham on Wednesday 29th June, with two really interesting policy roundtable discussions on sharing services between District Councils, and on efficiency and the future of local government service delivery were topped off by a drinks event for senior local government and business sector representatives.
Localis hosted a panel event entitled Power to the People: Helping Neighbourhood Planning to Deliver Growth at the Chartered Institute of Housing conference in Harrogate, which presented a variety of viewpoints on the Localism Bills neighbourhood planning provisions.
Localis, in association with Kent CC, Essex CC, East Sussex CC and the Local Government Group, sponsored the inaugural Bruce-Lockhart lecture commemorating the life and work of Sandy Bruce-Lockhart, who led Kent County Council and the LGA with such distinction. The lecture entitled Winning the Peace was delivered by Greg Clark MP and Localis will shortly be publishing the text of his speech as a pamphlet check the website to get your copy.
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Localis held successful and popular events at each of the Party Conferences, featuring high-level speakers discussing pressing issues facing local government and communities
A panel debate and launch of a publication with Greg Clark about how local government can support community groups in delivering better services at lower cost