Session time: 14.30-15.30
The devolution agenda should offer opportunities to break down traditional silos and transform public services to be much more responsive to the needs of service users. Charities are well placed to deliver interventions at a local level, but how do they start to engage with the new structures? Is there a danger of creating a sub-regional tier of government that is more remote from the communities it pertains to serve, leaving local charities locked out of the mix?
- Chaired by Patrick Murray, Head of Policy + External Affairs, NPC
- Rachel Fisher, Head of Policy, National Housing Federation
- Simon Parker, Corporate Director of Strategy, Redbridge Council
To spark your interest…
- Devolution is an opportunity for charities—embrace it! As the government’s devolution agenda gathers pace, Patrick Murray reflects on the opportunities devolution holds for charities, and how the sector can make the most of them.