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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): ‘Levelling up’ and public services

Public Services Committee
‘Levelling up’ and public services

Wednesday 24 February 2021

Start times: 4.00pm (private) 4.00pm (public)


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What is ‘levelling up’? Justine Greening and academics debate the Government’s strategy and the role of public services

Former MP and cabinet minister Justine Greening will join academics and thinktanks on Wednesday 24 February at 4.00pm to explore what the Government means by ‘levelling up’ and the role of public services in improving the lives of people in ‘left behind’ areas.

Meeting details

At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry ‘Levelling up’ and public services
Chair at Levelling Up Goals
Senior Research Fellow at IPPR North

 

Former MP and cabinet minister Justine Greening will join academics and thinktanks on Wednesday 24 February at 4.00pm to explore what the Government means by ‘levelling up’ and the role of public services in improving the lives of people in ‘left behind’ areas.

Possible questions

  • What role should investing in social infrastructure and reforming public services play in the Government’s ‘levelling up’ strategy?
  • How might the ‘levelling up’ strategy support voluntary sector organisations such as community groups and charities?
  • What role should educational and health outcomes, and levels of access to community services, play in the criteria for deciding which areas will receive investment under ‘levelling up’?
  • How should the Government’s progress in ‘levelling up’ be measured?
  • What should the forthcoming English Devolution White Paper say about the responsibility of local government to deliver public services?

 FURTHER INFORMATION

Location

Virtual meeting (webcast)