Wednesday, 26 February, 2020
LEAF on Portland Street, 113-115 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 6DW
08:30 - 10:30

This event is organised by Autumn Live in partnership with the LGA - please book at the link below

In partnership with the Local Government Association and hosted by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.  Autumn Live invites you to join them as they discuss how the right local government leadership creates the changes urgently needed for better later lives, set against a backdrop of the UK’s first Age-friendly city region: Greater Manchester.

 This debate will explore perspectives on:

  • How places can create local movements for system change 
  • How we can harness the opportunity of our longer lives
  • How to retain focus and develop new collaborations in the face of competing pressures


Chair: Natalie Turner, Head of Localities, Centre for Ageing Better

Pam Smith, Chief Executive, Stockport Council and Executive Lead for Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) on Ageing and Equalities 

Matthew Ainsworth, Assistant Director for Employment (Strategy, Policy and Delivery) GMCA

Paul McGarry, Assistant Director, Greater Manchester Ageing Hub, GMCA

Representative from Local Government Association (speaker tbc)

Book your free ticket here


LEAF on Portland Street
113-115 Portland Street
M1 6DW

Date and Time:
Wed 26 February 2020
08:30 - 10:30

Can't make it?

All Autumn Live's breakfast debates are livestreamed and available to watch at any time after the event on their YouTube channel, so you don't have to miss anything.

The livestream will start at 9.00am on Wednesday 26 February 2020. 

Register here to have the link sent straight to your inbox



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