Past events at London Councils

Not all our events are represented here. If you want presentations from an event not listed here please contact the event organiser.

Tackling the pressures facing Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) 

21 February 2018

A perspective from Hillingdon

Managing SEND Provision in RB Greenwich - Tracy Russell Assistant Director Inclusion, Learning and Achievement

Health and Care Devolution - Delivering London's MoU

1 February 2018

London’s journey to Health and Care Devolution - Will Tuckley, Chief Executive, LB Tower Hamlets, CELC Health Lead

Delivering the Devolution MoU – The Opportunity for London - Dick Sorabji, London Councils, Corporate Director Policy and Public Affairs

Hackney Devolution Pilot - Cllr Jonathan McShane & Devora Wolfson

Accountable Care System development - BHR Partnership

London Councils Summit 2018

18 November 2017

For films of the speeches and information about the conference, visit the Summit 2017 page

Preventing Extremsim

23 October 2017

Threat and Risk Briefing - Chief Inspector Bob Barnes, Counter Terrorism Command (MPS)

Local Authority Delivery - Nazia Matin, Strategic Prevent Manager (LB Ealing) and Mark Chalmers, Prevent Programme Manager (Westminster City Council)

Prevent CommunicationsAbu Ahmed and Laura Mitchell (Home Office)

Mayor's Transport Strategy - pre-consultation event

2 March 2017

The Mayor's Transport Strategy - The Mayor's Vision and Ambition for London - Val Shawcross CBE, Deputy Mayor for Transport

MTS: The Key Themes - Lilli Matson, Head of Strategy and Outcome Planning, TfL

The TfL / Borough Partnership - New LIP arrangements and funding - Ben Plowden, Director of Surface Strategy and Planning, TfL


Understanding violence, vulnerability and exploitation

15 November 2016

Developing responses to peer abuse - Sarah Wright Director of Children and Families, LB Hackney

Ending Gang Violence and Exploitation - Caroline Hart, Tackling Crime Unit, Home Office

Lewisham violence and vulnerability - Case study

MOPAC Evidence and Insight  - Lynne Abrams, Tom Davies & Lynne Grossmith

The Evolving Nature of Gangs, Violence and Vulnerability - Mick McNally and Jarah Kasule

Developing responses to peer-abuse: learning from the MSU local site support project - Dr Carlene Firmin MBE


Tackling inequality between ethnic groups in London's youth justice system

15 July 2016

Presentations and details are available on the event page.

Supporting the mental health of Londoners

11 July 2016


The picture for children and young people with mental health needs in London - Ann York

Bexley Mental Health and Wellbieng Provision in school - Pascale Berthellet

A new mindset: the Five Year Forward View for mental health - Jacqui Dyer

Support for the Mental Health of Londoners - Kim Archer

Mental Health a priority at the local level - ADPH perspective - Dr Tamara Djuretic

London Councils Summit 2015

21 November 2015

Presentations and details of our annual conference are available on the conference web page.

Infrastructure & planning in London conference

3 November 2015


Jennifer Duxbury - Croydon Council - school place planning

Ealing - Southall opportunity area 

Colin Wilson - GLA

Katharina Winbeck - London Councils

Matthew Pencharz - utilities and enabling infrastructure - GLA

Keith Trotter - Nine Elms

Sir Edward Lister - GLA

Richard de Cani - unlocking development through investing in transport - GLA

Tackling childhood obesity: How schools and members can work together

22 Sept 2015

This members only event looked at how schools and members can work together to tackle childhood obesity, including identifying what funding is available and how to link with the Healthy Schools programme. 

With expert speakers on childhood obesity and local politicians who have grappled with this issue.

  • Dr Paul Plant, Public Health England
  • Tim Baker, Head of Charlton Manor Primary School in Greenwich
  • Cllr Jonathan McShane, Cabinet Member for Health, Social Care and Culture, London Borough of Hackney, who speak about the work being done in Hackney schools and by the council to combat obesity in Hackney’s children
  • Tim Baker recently featured on Jamie Oliver’s 'Sugar Rush' programme which aired on Channel 4 on Thursday 3 September. The programme investigated sugar’s huge contribution to global health problems like obesity and type 2 diabetes.  

Presentations from the event can be downloaded below: