Independent Group at LGA Annual Conference 2016

Download the presentations from the LGA Independent Group Annual Conference.


As usual, the Independent Group also hosted a number of political sessions and networking opportunities for Group Members only. Presentations from the two main political sessions can be found below:

Political session 1: "The delivery of Affordable Housing: make it sustainable and socially innovative"
Political session looking at the role of design in enabling quality of life and social innovation and how this should be a key consideration for affordable housing and housing for more vulnerable people.
Chris Durkin, Head of Northampton Institute for Urban Affairs

The role of design in enabling quality and social innovation
Garry Hall, Director of Urban Forward ltd, Joint Chief Executive of TransForm Places and Training Programme Manager of OPUN Urban Design

The role of design in supporting a better quality of life
Chair: Cllr Julian German, Deputy Chair of the LGA Environment, Economy, Housing and Transport Board

Political session 2: "The Future of Health Prevention"
Session looking at the future of Public Health, how it fairs as part of devolution deals and what lies ahead for mental health.
Paul Farmer, Chief Executive of MIND

Building on change
Su Turner, Director of Children and Young People at the Centre for Public Scrutiny (CfPS)

Governance, scrutiny and health prevention
Chair: Cllr Gillian Ford, Deputy Chair of the LGA Community Wellbeing Portfolio