The Transport Knowledge Hub (TKH) is currently holding a series of events across the UK on the topic of how sustainable transport can unlock the benefits of new housing which has been attended by experts across the housing and transport sector, in addition to representatives from local and national government. Given the scale and challenge of the housing crisis, these events have been a timely intervention and generated insightful discussions about the importance of having a more integrated approach between housing and transport. Read more
Over the past three weeks the Connect team have been in Bournemouth, Brighton and Manchester attending the first party conferences after the 2015 General Election. Our Conference Round-up reviews the conferences, gives our take on the mood, a review of the Leader’s Speeches, and a light-hearted look at the conference fringe. We have also included a summary of the party policies and key announcements, which should be a useful resource as you think about how to engage with the parties in the months and years ahead. Read more
Connect recently worked with the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) to deliver their Annual Conference. The conference was timed to take place in the week of the Formula E championship race in London’s Battersea Park. Read more
Earlier this week, Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter MP and Liberal Democrat Care Spokesman Paul Burstow MP joined guests from across the health sector to launch the Society and College of Radiographers’ Manifesto for tomorrow’s NHS: diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy services. Organised by Connect Communications, the parliamentary reception was hosted by Clive Efford MP. Read more
On Tuesday, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) held its annual conference at BIS (the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) in the heart of Whitehall. Connect Communications worked with LowCVP to build an industry-leading event focusing on low carbon investment and how it will transform the automotive sector, drive growth, drive productivity and a reduce global carbon emissions.