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26 Nov

London Councils Summit 2016

#lcsummit | Saturday 26 November 2016 09:30 - 16:00 | Guildhall, City of London, Gresham Street, London , EC2V 7HH |
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Round up of the event

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan was the keynote speaker at the Summit, our annual event for members and officers from the London boroughs.

Over 200 hundred councillors, of all political parties from the 32 London boroughs and the City of London, as well as representatives from the business, public and voluntary sectors attended. The 2017 Summit will be on Saturday 18 November and If you want to ensure you get an email alert when booking opens please enter your details into this form.

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Supported by the City of London Corporation

Media partner: Municipal Journal



This year's speaker line-up features: 

Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Stephanie Flanders JP Morgan Chief Market Strategist and Chair of the RSA Inclusive Growth Commission 

Rob Whiteman Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) 

Ian Ashman President, Association of Colleges

Cllr Jas Athwal Leader, LB Redbridge

Stuart Fraser, Stuart Fraser Consulting

Martin Hewitt Assistant Commissioner Territorial Policing, Metropolitan Police 

Sophie Linden Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime 

Michael Lockwood Chief Executive, LB Harrow

Dr Marc Rowland Chair, London Clinical Commissioning Council and NHS Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group

Will Tuckley, Chief Executive, LB Tower Hamlets



Afternoon breakout sessions

Delegates can choose to attend one of the following breakout sessions which take place in the afternoon. 

Breakout 1: Skills – no Londoner left behind

How can boroughs improve the life chances of all Londoners by creating a skills system that works? Expert speakers will discuss the challenges and the opportunities presented by the devolution of the skills budget and how boroughs can work with local colleges and businesses to match skills with industry needs.


- Dianna Neal, Head of Economy, Culture and Tourism, London Councils


- Cllr Peter John, leader, LB Southwark and London Councils' executive member for children, skills and employment

- Ian Ashman, president, Association of Colleges

- Stuart Fraser, Stuart Fraser Consulting

Breakout 2: Making integration of health and care work

What is the role of local democratic leadership in improving health and care services for our residents?  Speakers will share their insights into how we can best use and influence the strategic opportunities to transform health and wellbeing in London through health devolution, Sustainability and Transformation Plans and the Health and Well-being Boards.


- Cllr Kevin Davis, leader, RB Kingston upon Thames


- Cllr Jas Athwal, leader, LB Redbridge 
- ​Dr Marc Rowland, Chair London Clinical Commissioning Council and NHS Lewisham CCG
- Will Tuckley Chief Executive, LB Tower Hamlets 

Breakout 3: Building safer communities

How London’s public services work together to keep our communities safe is a crucial shared responsibility. Speakers will discuss the role of the police and councils in building strong working relationships across partner agencies and how changes to London’s policing could impact at borough level. 


- Cllr Lib Peck, leader, LB Lambeth and London Councils' executive member for crime and public protection


- Martin Hewitt, Assistant Commissioner Territorial Policing, Metropolitan Police 
- Sophie Linden, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime 
- Michael Lockwood, chief executive, LB Harrow 

Full programme with timings

Download a printable programme here

Programme for the day 

09.15 onwards
Registration, refreshments 

Opening session
Cllr Claire Kober, chair, London Councils
Mark Boleat, chair of policy and resources committee, City of London Corporation

10.30 – 10.45 
Mayor Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London

10.50 – 11.20 
Refreshment break 

11.20 – 12.50pm 
Shaping public services
What will our services look like in 2020 and how will Londoners experience them? Our panel discusses the impact of the financial environment, the opportunities of continuing digital innovation, and how we can ensure London’s growth benefits all Londoners. Followed by a question and answer session.
Panel chair:
John O’Brien, chief executive, London Councils

Stephanie Flanders, RSA Inclusive Growth Commission 
Rob Whiteman, chief executive, Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
Catherine Howe, solutions director, Capita

12.50 - 2.10 

Breakout 1: Skills – no Londoner left behind
Breakout 2: Making integration of health and care work 
Breakout 3: Building safer communities 
See the breakout section for details of the breakouts 

3.10 – 3.20
Refreshment break

3.20 – 4.00 
Closing session with Robert Gordon Clark (London Communications Agency) and Professor Tony Travers (London School of Economics) reviewing the London Mayoral election and looking forward to the critical challenges for the parties over the next 12 months through to the London local elections in 2018, followed by Q&As. 


Exhibition and sponsorship opportunities are now closed.  Please get in touch if you would be interested in next year's Summit.  

Exhibitors for 2016:


Exhibiting and promotional activities

Packages are available that cater for most budgets including the adverts or advertorials in the printed delegate programme, sponsorship of delegate bags, inserts into delegate bags and exhibition opportunities.

If you are interested in working with us at the London Summit, download our exhibition and advertising brochure for more details. Alternatively, contact [email protected] (020 7934 9944) or complete our online enquiry form and we'll call you back.