Tony Travers, Director of LSE London, will be the keynote speaker at TGLP’s seminar on Financing the Future of the Thames Gateway on Monday 21 March 2011 9am – 12.30pm at the Royal Mint Court, Tower Hill, London.
Few would dispute the huge potential of the Thames Gateway and its importance for London and the wider UK economy. This seminar will explore how investment and growth may be delivered and the economic potential of the region realised through new investment models.
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- Chair, John Tizard, Director of the Centre for Public Service Partnerships
- Tony Travers, Director of LSE London
- European Investment Bank
- Mark Kleinman, GLA
- Dr Noha Nasser, Urban Renaissance Institute
- Alan Wilson, Oxford Economics
This seminar will explore:
- Tensions around double devolution and financial flexibilities for local authorities.
- The future of PFI in an age of austerity: can PFI offer value for money and if not what could replace it?
- How do we achieve a potential £21B increase in GVA without central government investment?
- What new financial models do private sector consultants propose?
- What other fiscal breaks or incentives could the London Thames Gateway offer?
The seminar is free to attend and supported by the LDA. If you are interested in attending the seminar, please contact TGLP at email@example.com or call 020 7673 4734.