Ken Livingstone to speak at CIPFA conference
CIPFA has confirmed Ken Livingstone, the newly elected London mayor, will be one of the key speakers at its annual conference in June.
The Brighton conference, which will host hundreds of CIPFA members from all over the country, is one of the most significant events in the public sector calendar.
Also on the bill is Lord Neill, chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life.
Other guests include Sir Richard Wilson, the secretary to the Cabinet, Prof Robert Hazell, Sir Michael Lyons, chief executive of Birmingham City Council, and Wendy Thomson, director of inspection at the Audit Commission.
The conference takes place 13-15 June and is being held at the Brighton Metropole Hotel.