local government

4th October 2015
Expired
4 Oct 2015
Tags: 
conservative party
conservative party conference
local government
fringe event

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Savings and Scrutiny - Competition on Councils (Conservative Conference Fringe)

Venue:
Exchange 10, Manchester Central
Starts:
12:45pm
Ends:
02:00pm

Devolution: With greater power should come greater accountability and scrutiny. What needs fixing?

Chair: TBA
Panellists: Cllr Sean Anstee (Leader of Trafford Borough Council), Jess Garland (ERS), Jonathan Isaby (Chief Executive of the TaxPayers’ Alliance), Jacqui McKinlay (Executive Director of the Centre for Public Scrutiny)

Includes wine and canapés

28th June 2011
Expired
28 Jun 2011
Tags: 
local government
localism
referendum
localism bill
birmingham

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What will be the impact of Citizen Initiated Referendums for local democracy?

Venue:
Copthorne Hotel, Jubilee Suite, Birmingham B3 3HJ
Starts:
06:30pm
Ends:
07:30pm

As the Localism Bill comes closer to being enacted, what effect will it have on local politics? Will Citizen Initiated Referendums help to make residents more engaged with their local representatives? And how should Councillors be prepared for this new political landscape?

Speakers

  • (Chair) Katie Ghose, CEO of the Electoral Reform Society
  • Andy Sawford, Chief Exec of the Local Government Information Unit
  • Prof. Colin Copus, Professor of Local Politics in the Department of Public Policy, De Montfort University and Director of the Local Governance Research Unit
  • Cllr Richard Kemp, Leader Liberal Democrat LGA Group

Refreshments provided.

RSVP NOW to ers@electoral-reform.org.uk