The Commission, chaired by Toby Lloyd, former Housing Adviser to the Prime Minister and Head of Policy at Shelter, and initiated by the Create Streets Foundation, seeks to help ensure that levelling up benefits those that live and work in ‘left behind’ places.
This event marks the launch of the final report of the Commission. The event will be co-hosted by the APPG for Left Behind Neighbourhoods and is being sponsored by Paul Howell MP.
The event will be chaired by Vidhya Alakeson, CEO of Power to Change.
Speakers include: the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng MP (confirmed); Cllr Timothy Swift, Leader of Calderdale Council (invited); Jo Gideon MP (confirmed); Karin Smyth MP (confirmed); and Rachel Wolf of Public First (confirmed), as well as community practitioners from Wolverhampton, Lawrence Weston in Bristol and Durham.