Friday 3th March 10am-2pm
@ the NEW Lincoln Cathedral Centre
and afterwards at the CASTLE
Dare To Be Different –
and together we can be most effective
Want to meet up, inspired to action in forthcoming elections? Join us as we hear about key aspects of seismic changes in local government as Independents increasingly take the leadership on their Councils. we tackle climate change, health, planning and elections.
The increasingly popular, lunch time Speakers’ Corner is your opportunity to tell us what frustrates or inspires you about local government today and how changes ongoing impact on you and your community.
Reception: After the conference, you are invited to a reception at the Castle
Attendance at the conference is free, including lunch. Register here.
We look forward to seeing you at the conference!
Councillor Marianne Overton, Leader of the LGA Independent Group and Vice Chairman of the Local Government Association 07920 235 364
Helen-Ann Smith East Midlands Chairman of the East Midlands Region the LGA Independent Group 07909 338015 email@example.com
Regional LGA Independent Group for East Midlands
Friday 3rd March 2023 AGENDA
10am Lincolnshire Independents
11am Welcome Marianne Overton MBE Vice Chair of the LGA
Cllr Helen-Ann Smith, Deputy Leader of Ashfield Council
Taking control of your Council
Peter Lundgren, District Councillor, Deputy Leader of the Opposition
Jason Zadrozny, Independent Leader of Ashfield Council
Be a Councillor: What can you achieve?
Lincolnshire County and District Councillors Phil Dilks, Richard Cleaver, Ashley Baxter
How the Independent Group Office can help: Rodrigo Sanchez
Be a Councillor hot tips: Open to the floor.
Advice from a BBC Presenter, John Plant.
12 Challenges facing our councils and what we are doing about them Debbie Barnes, Chief Executive of the Lincolnshire County Council
12.30pm Greening our planning and
Greening our Transport and Highways LCC Director, Karen Cassar
NZIP Net Zero Innovation Programme from the LGA
1.00 pm Lunch, generously provided by the LGA Limited places, please BOOK
2pm Soapbox stand – your three minutes to make a point!
2.30pm Recovering health post covid; Derek Ward Director of Public Health for Lincolnshire tbc
3pm close and move to the Castle, via the Cathedral. Reception finishes at 5pm
Please register here