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A new approach to local regeneration and economic development
11 May 2009
Held at Cavendish Conference Centre, London and live on policyreview.tv

Bringing together chief executives and senior regeneration managers from local authorities, regional development agencies, the private sector and other stakeholders, this conference provided an update on the direction of the Government’s regeneration and local economic development policy and allowed delegates to share their experiences of regeneration in a recession. Keynote speaker: Rt Hon Hazel Blears MP, Secretary of State, Communities and Local Government and Mike Ward, Chief Executive, British Urban Regeneration Association. Links:

Michael Ward
Chief Executive, British Urban Regeneration Association

Cllr Nick Paget-Brown
Cabinet Member for Regeneration, The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Tony Travers
Director, London School of Economics

Questions and discussion
Session 1

Rt Hon Hazel Blears MP
Secretary of State, Communities and Local Government

Eamonn Boylan
Deputy Chief Executive, Homes and Communities Agency

Panel discussion
Strategies to respond and realign


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