Localism is now an Act of Parliament. Following HTF's successful seminars last year, this half day seminar hosted by Bircham Dyson Bell will revisit the agenda, its main provisions and how communities in our towns and cities can use the opportunities in the Act to best advantage. This is of vital importance to historic towns, cities and cores.
The Act instigates more change to the planning system, with proposals to give local authorities and local people much more power to shape their own communities. But how are these ideas working in practice? Are local people using them to embrace or resist growth?
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Bircham Dyson Bell, 50 Broadway, London SW1H 0BL
Who should attend?
Local Authority elected members and officers from all disciplines; community leaders and representatives of community groups, civic and amenity societies; professionals concerned with all aspects of planning, conservation, tourism, traffic management, urban design and economic development.
||Welcome and Introduction
||Noël James, HTF Director |
|Session 1: The Localism Act – update – from Bill to Act of Parliament|
||Localism – where we are now
||Michael Bingham, Deputy Head of Division, Department of Communities and Local Government|
||The Localism Bill – the Public Affairs perspective
||Public Affairs Consultant, Bircham Dyson Bell|
||How heritage bodies helped to influence the Bill
||Henry Russell, Parliamentary Liaison Team, the Heritage Alliance|
|Session 2: The realities of the Act and how they may affect you|
||What this now means for Neighbourhood Planning
||Mark Challis, Partner, Bircham Dyson Bell|
||What this now means for Community Engagement
||John Qualtrough, Partner, Bircham Dyson Bell|
||Neighbourhood Planning and Community Engagement on the ground
Andy Perkin, Development Officer, Locality (tbc)
||Buffet Lunch and Networking
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