Local Strategic Commissioning
14 Jul 2009
Keynote speaker: Rt Hon Francis Maude MP shadow minister for the Cabinet Office and Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

This national conference looked at the long-term impacts of the global financial crisis on the public sector. Cuts in public spending and the drive for greater efficiencies have intensified, whilst pressure from individuals and communities wanting more efficient and responsive local public services has increased.

 

Programme
Carl Emmerson
Deputy Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies

John Ransford
Chief Executive, Local Government Association

Panel discussion
Session 1

Dr Carol Tozer
People Commissioner, Torbay Council

Chris Leslie
Director, NLGN

Panel discussion
Models of commissioning: user led, outcomes led, investment led

Rt Hon Francis Maude MP
Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office and Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Gary Belfield
Director of Commissioning, Department of Health

Panel debate and response
Session 3