Local and Regional Inclusive Growth
10 December 2018 (13:00 - 16:30)
Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Rd, Glasgow, G51 3UU
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On Monday 10th December, EDAS will be holding its second of three half-day discussion events on the topic of inclusive growth. This event, on Local and Regional Inclusive Growth, will include a presentation on how inclusive growth can intersect with City and Region Growth Deals. This presentation will be delivered by David Waite of Policy Scotland and the University of Glasgow and Professor Duncan Maclennan of the University of Glasgow. There will also be a presentation on the Preston model of local wealth-building, delivered by Derek Whyte, Assistant Chief Executive of Preston City Council. Preston was recently named the UK’s most improved City, and Mr Whyte will reflect on how their local wealth-building model contributed to this improvement.
Following the presentations there will be some facilitated discussion sessions so that attendees can feed-in their own experineces, and to discuss any obstacles that might exist.
Agenda* subject to change
13:00 Arrival, networking and refreshments
13:20 Introduction – Ewan Mearns, EDAS Board Member
13:30 Inclusive Growth and the City & Region Growth Deals
David Waite, Research Fellow, Policy Scotland and Urban Studies, University of Glasgow and Professor Duncan Maclennan, Public Policy, University of Glasgow
13:50 Audience Q&A
14:05 The Preston Model of Local Wealth-building
Derek Whyte, Assistant Chief Executive, Preston City Council
14:25 Audience Q&A
14:40 Inclusive Growth in Govan: SURF and the Alliance for Action
Andy Milne, Chief Executive, SURF
15:00 Audience Q&A
15:15 Facilitated Discussion
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