Welcome to Policy Review TV - to access more content or redeem your conference voucher.

Help
Home
Local and Regional Enterprise Partnerships
21 Oct 2010
Held in Birmingham

This conference brought together council leaders and directors of economic development, learning and social policy with leaders from local commerce and industry to discuss emerging national policy and local good practice around sub-regional working.

Programme
09:50
Michael Burton, Editor, The MJ
Welcome and introduction by conference chair

10:00
Sir Ian Wrigglesworth, Deputy Chair, Independent Approval Panel for the Regional Growth Fund
Opening Address - The role of the Regional Growth Fund

10:15
Jayne Ashley, Head of Sustainable Places, Sustainable Development Commission
Can LEPs deliver sustainable growth?

10:35
John Lowther, Director of Strategy, Tees Valley Unlimited
Tees Valleys bid

10:55
Alison Scott, Assistant Director, Local Government Finance, CIPFA
Finance and programmes

11:15
Questions and discussion with Panel: Session 1
11:25
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
11:45
Richard Cairns, Head of Economic Development, Audit Commission
Measuring success at sub-regional level

12:00
Case study
Councillor Keith Barrow, Leader, Shropshire Council Mark Pembleton, Head of Economic Development, Shropshire Council

12:15
Roger Turner, Head of Rural Economies, Commission for Rural Communities
Rural economies - full partners or your green fringe?

12:30
Questions and discussion: Session 2
12:40
Panel discussion: Engaging local business
Kevin Hoctor, Senior Policy Adviser, British Chambers of Commerce Paul Raynes, Programme Director, Local Government Association Mike Cherry, Policy Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses Alexandra Jones, Chief Executive, Centre for Cities Rodney Holmes, Chairman, The Mersey Partnership

13:00
Buffet lunch and networking
14:00
Brad Roynon, Chief Executive, Southampton City Council and Chair, Partnership for Urban South Hampshire (PUSH) Programme Board
Lessons from the Multi-area Agreements

14:20
Professor Colin Copus, Director, Local Governance Research Unit, De Montfort University
What next for sub-regional governance?

14:40
Councillor Timothy Huxtable, Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Transportation, Birmingham City Council
Birminghams ambition

15:10
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
15:40
Masterclass 1: Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Baron Frankal, Director of Economic Strategy, New Economy

15:40
Masterclass 2: The Local Enterprise Partnership for Birmingham & Solihull
Kevin Johnson, Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and Managing Director, Urban Communications Ltd

16:30
Thoughts on the day
Michael Burton interviews Alexandra Jones, Chief Executive of Centre For Cities

Buy now

We filmed and recorded this event so you can watch any of the presentations and download the podcasts and all the documentation presented on the day.

Our policy archive is ideal as a personal briefing tool for senior management as well as a training aid for keeping staff up-to-date.

The event archive costs just £99.00 + VAT.
Click here to purchase this event

Content
Videos