Bristol Festival of Ideas: What is local government for?

Issue date: 16 April 2013


Robin Hambleton, Professor of City Leadership, has been invited to speak at the 2013 Bristol Ideas Forum that will take place at The Watershed on 15 May 2013.

This conference, which will examine the future of local government, will be addressed by, amongst others, Lord Heseltine, Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Frances O'Grady, TUC General Secretary, George Ferguson, Mayor of Bristol, and the leaders of Birmingham and Liverpool. Professor Hambleton will present findings from research carried out in the Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments on the importance of effective place-based leadership in modern societies.

More on the conference: http://www.ideasfestival.co.uk/2013/events/bristol-ideas-forum/

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