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APSE Full Association Meeting 2018

APSE Full Association Meeting 2018

The Full Association meeting is an opportunity for members of the Association to discuss and debate the policy and research work of the organisation.  APSE has themed the meeting around some of the major public policy challenges that local government faces at present and some of the opportunities that arise from this.  We hope you will take the opportunity to participate in the discussions on the day.

In particular, the following issues will be discussed:

 

Taking back entrepreneurship: Towards a new municipalism 

Professor Steve Griggs, De Montfort University

  • Municipal entrepreneurship
  • Commercialisation for a policy purpose 
  • Sustainable stewardship
  • Maintaining core capacity

 

Future challenges and the role of local democracy

Sally Loudon, Chief Executive, CoSLA

  • The outlook for local government in Scotland
  • Transforming participation and engagement
  • From ‘one size fits all’ to place based reform
  • Reviewing local governance

 

The changing role of senior officers in local government

Laura Church, Corporate Director, Luton Borough Council and Neil Barnett, Senior Lecturer, Public Policy, Leeds Beckett University

  • Dealing with austerity budgets
  • Strategic vs operational responsibilities
  • New skills – an entrepreneur an innovator, an income generator
  • Expanding public sector parameters – working across the local network

 

Delivering solutions to the housing crisis – Paul O’Brien, Chief Executive, APSE and John Blair, Corporate Director, Midlothian Council

  • Can we scale up to meet an ever growing need
  • Affordability, mix and skills
  • Local authority housing companies
  • Midlothian Council’s approach

 

APSE Report – An update on the work of APSE and questions

Paul O’Brien, Chief Executive, APSE

 

Budget 2018/19 – An examination of APSE’s budget 2018/19 (Available at meeting)

Paul O’Brien, Chief Executive, APSE

 

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APSE Full Association Meeting

Friday 19 January 2018

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Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit local government body working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.

           

 

          

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