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Rebalancing the economy: The role of cities in driving northern economic growth

IPPR North, business and industry, communities, devolution and localism, economy, jobs, local government, regional issues

 

Start date:  08 Dec 2011

At this major conference IPPR North brings together leading experts to explore how cities can help rebalance the economy and how public, private and third sectors working together can progress economic and social recovery in the North of England. Book your place now!

8 December 2011, 09.00-18.00
Central Leeds venue (to be announced)

The full-day conference explores recent developments including the announcement of a Minister for Cities and a cross-government initiative to drive economic development in the eight core cities. It provides a platform for key national, regional and local stakeholders to discuss the latest developments in government initiatives to stimulate the drivers of economic growth outside London and the South East, and emerging strategies for local economic growth in Local Enterprise Partnership areas.

Speakers include:

  • Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister
  • Greg Clark, Minister for Decentralisation and Cities
  • Chuka Umunna, Shadow Secretary for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Tom Riordan, Chief Executive, Leeds City Council

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