Labour Party Conference 2023 – The future for our High Streets

Join Centre for Cities and Manchester Metropolitan University at Labour Party Conference 2023 for this panel discussion on the challenges faced by high streets and the policy interventions helping some places to thrive.

Event starts at 08:30 - 09:30 on 10 October 2023 at Clore Studio, Tate Liverpool

Inflation, the cost of living crisis and pandemic recovery means times are tough for the UK’s high streets, but some places are faring better than others. Join us for this panel discussion exploring what makes a successful high street, how the nature of the high street is changing and the policy interventions that can help high streets to thrive.


James Murray MP, Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury

Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, Leader, City of Bradford Council

Dr Lucy Montague, Manchester Metropolitan University

Professor Steve Millington, Director, Institute of Place Management and Expert, High Streets Task Force

This event is kindly sponsored by Manchester Metropolitan University.

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