My own personal blog. Newham Council Cabinet member for Housing Services & Chair of Investment & Accounts. Councillor for West Ham ward, UNISON Branch secretary, Regional Council Officer & NEC member, Pension & Charity Trustee, Centre left and proud member of Labour movement family. No trolls please.
Chair: Councillor Martyn Rawlinson, Preston City Council
Marianne Sensier, University of Manchester (10 mins)
Councillor John Gray, Newham and Unison NEC (10 mins)
Catherine Howarth, Share Action (10 mins)
The focus is on local finance, so will focus on
using pension funds and local banks to provide local financing for investment.
The overarching theme of the conference is on what Labour can do now – i.e.
where we are in power already – to overcome austerity and strengthen local