localism bill

28th June 2011
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28 Jun 2011
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local government
localism
referendum
localism bill
birmingham

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Event:

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