Beyond the State

Making community ownership a reality

Beyond the State: Making community ownership a reality

(in association with BLP Managed Legal Service)
Tues 27th Sept, 12:45, Hard Days Night Hotel, Liverpool
Chair: Alex Thomson (Chief Executive, Localis)
Speakers: Chris Williamson MP, Lord Glasman, Jules Pipe (Mayor of Hackney & Chair of London Councils), Cllr Simon Henig (Leader, Durham CC), Stephen Allen (BLP MLS)


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