The LGA/SOLACE/ESRC Local Government Research Facilitator and University of Birmingham Institute for Local Government (INLOGOV), CityREDI and the PSA delivered a series of seminars to help local public partners develop highly effective combined authorities.

The third seminar in the series (21 January 2016) focused on the crucial area of Governance, including:

  • “Devo Why? Devo How?” – learning from the recent Centre for Public Scrutiny report
  • “Democracy: the missing link in devolution” – responding to the challenges of the recent New Economics Forum report
  • Experiences of governing in Greater Manchester and Greater London

Presentations from Previous Seminars

The second seminar (in December) focussed on engagement. Videos of the speakers are now available below:

Framework for Engagement – Catherine Staite

Exploring the CLEAR engagement model – Viviene Lowndes

Engaging voluntary and community organisations – James Rees

Citizen Assemblies Project – Brenton Prosser

Practitioner perspectives on devolution and engagement with the voluntary sector and business – Zubeda Limbada

Practitioner perspectives on devolution and engagement with the voluntary sector and business – Paul Faulkner

Practitioner perspectives on devolution and engagement with the voluntary sector and business – Mark Berrow

Practitioner perspectives on devolution and engagement with the voluntary sector and business – Sharon Palmer

 

The Research Facilitator for Local Government project is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), in partnership with the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) and the Local Government Association (LGA).

More events in the series: Combined Authorities  – A programme of events for political, academic and public management leaders.