CLES at Party Conferences 2018

LABOUR PARTY CONFERENCE

Local Wealth Building: The New Economic Movement

Monday 24th September, 12.30-14.30. Grace Suite 1, Hilton Hotel, Liverpool (outside secure zone)

Chaired by Neil McInroy , Chief Executive, Centre for Local Economic Strategies

With Speakers:

  • Andrew Gwynne MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Housing, Communities, and Local Government
  • Cllr Asima Shaikh, Executive Member for Economic Development, London Borough of Islington
  • Cllr Matthew Brown, Leader of Preston City Council
  • Hilary Wainwright, Founding Editor, Red Pepper; Fellow, Transnational Institute

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How can Labour make great places?

Tuesday 25th September, 17.30-19.00, Tate Liverpool, Auditorium (secure zone)

Chaired by Neil McInroy , Chief Executive, Centre for Local Economic Strategies

With Speakers:

  • Jim McMahon MP, Shadow HCLG Minister
  • Mayor Andy Burnham, Metro Mayor of Great Manchester
  • Dan Corry, New Philanthropy Capital
  • Angela Lockwood, North Star Housing Group

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The Future of Public Services: Restoring public values with new models of ownership

Wednesday 26th September, 9.00-11.00. Hall 2, Room 1, ACC Liverpool (secure zone)

Chaired by Paul Mason, Writer and Broadcaster

With Speakers:

  • Rt Hon John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Jim McMahon MP, Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (Devolution)
  • Lisa Nandy MP, Former Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
  • Neil McInroy, Chief Executive, Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES)
  • Rokhsana Fiaz OBE, Mayor of Newham

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CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE

How will Conservatives Deliver Great places?

Sunday 30th September, 15.45. Hall 8A, ICC Birmingham (secure zone)

Chaired by Katy Balls, Political Correspondent, The Spectator

With Speakers:

  • Mayor Andy Street, West Midland Metro Mayor
  • Nathan Yeowell, New Philanthopry Capital
  • Ruth Davison, National Housing Federation
  • Mayor Tim Bowles, West of England Metro Mayor
  • Neil McInroy, Centre for Local Economic Strategies
  • Lucy Allen MP (invited)

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People, Inclusive Growth and The Northern Powerhouse

Tuesday 2nd October, 15.45-17.00. Sonata, Hyatt Regency, Birmingham

With Speakers:

  • Neil McInroy, Chief Executive, Centre for Local Economic Strategies;
  • Edna Robinson, People’s Powerhouse, Big Life Group, Trafford Housing Trust
  • Sean Anstee, Leader of the Conservative Group, Trafford Council (invited)

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