Community Wealth Building conference

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CLES Chief Executive Neil McInroy and Senior Researcher Victoria Bettany have been invited to speak at a conference dedicated to community wealth building, focusing on CLES’ work in Preston.

Their session will be chaired by CLES’ Amy Clancy, and it is one of a series of sessions which will explore how to use levers such as procurement, insourcing, setting up local banks, and energy generation to revitalise local economies and strengthen economic democracy. Other speakers include John McDonnell, Shadow Chancellor; Aditya Chakrabortty, Guardian senior economics correspondent; and Ted Howard, Democracy Collaborative.

More information on CLES community wealth building work can be found here.