Our Place Matters onference for larger local councils was held on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 November 2008 at the Hotel Russell, London and proved to be a great success.
Speakers at our final event of the year, following the ‘Local Leadership’ conference in February and the National Conference in June, included David Rossington, Director General of Communities, CLG, Lucy de Groot, Executive Director, IDeA, Dick Muskett, Senior Associate, Young Foundation and John Findlay, chief executive, NALC.
Spotlight and good practice sessions included contributions from the Cornwall and Northamptonshire county associations of local councils, Ivybridge, Truro and Cirencester town council’s and Campbell Park parish council. All presentations are available on our website, please click here.
A new Manager’s Guide to Performance Management was also launched at the conference and discussions are now underway on the production of a tailored guide for local councillors.