About the event

Post-Brexit, a consensus has emerged about the need to respond to, and improve, ‘left-behind areas.’ The fringe meeting will ask: what are the critical components of making Great Places? What policies need to be adopted to help deliver thriving and resilient communities right across the country?

Chair: Neil McInroy, CLES


  • Jim McMahon MP, Shadow HCLG Minister;
  • Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester;
  • Dan Corry, New Philanthropy Capital;
  • Angela Lockwood, Chief Executive, North Star Housing Group

A partnership between: National Housing Federation, Centre for Local Economic Strategies, New Philanthropy Capital