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Please join us for this FREE timely seminar exploring how councils can secure the delivery of more affordable homes. The seminar will include presentations by the TCPA and the Smith Institute on two new research projects, both supported by the Nationwide Foundation, looking at new models, partnerships and innovations in local government.


12.30     Registration and light lunch

13.00     Welcome and introduction from the Chair (tbc)

Session 1: Policy opportunities

13.10     Policy context for planning and housing

Kate Henderson, Chief Executive, TCPA

13.30     Models, partnerships and innovation: How can councils secure the delivery of more affordable homes? 

Henry Smith, Policy & Project Manager, TCPA

13.50     What is the potential of local housing companies to deliver affordable homes?

Paul Hackett, Director, The Smith Institute

14.10     Questions and discussion

14.25     Coffee and networking

Session 2: Practical experience

14.45     Cornwall Council: delivering affordable homes as part of large scale new development

Phil Mason, Head of Planning & Regeneration, Cornwall Council

15.00     New approaches to delivering affordable homes in Plymouth

Paul Barnard, Assistant Director for Strategic Planning & Infrastructure, Plymouth City Council (tbc)

15.20     Local authority case study (tbc)

Speaker tbc

15.40     Questions and discussion

16.00     Closing remarks from the Chair, seminar ends

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This event is now fully booked. If you would like to be added to the waiting list please email Michael McLean, who will let you know if a place becomes available.  

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