The MJ Future Forum: the next Spending Review


The MJ Future Forum gives local authority chief executives the opportunity to step away from the cares of the day job and consider some of the major issues affecting local government over the next 12-18 months.

The forum is an invite only 24-hour seminar on the agenda for local government. The 2019 forum looked at major issues including the Spending Review, the Spring Statement, care and health integration, children’s services, financial resilience – and the impact of Brexit.

Dates for your diary:

The MJ Future Forum North, 5 & 6 December 2019, The Midland Hotel, Manchester
The MJ Future Forum 2020, 26th & 27th March 2020, Venue TBA

2019 speakers included: Theresa Grant, Northamptonshire CC, Saffron Cordery, NHS Providers, Mark Lloyd, Local Government Association, Bob Neill, Commons Justice Select Committee, Nick Walkley, Homes England, Duncan Whitfield, Association of Local Authority Treasurers, Paul Johnson, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Iain MacBeath, Hertfordshire CC, Karl Limbert, ENGIE, Toni Hall, Penna, Merran McRae, Wakefield City Council, Ian Thomas, Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thame, Nick Carey, Shaw Trust, Nick Walkley, Homes England, Abdool Kara, National Audit Office, Alison Griffin, Southend-on-Sea BC, Becky Shaw East Sussex CC and more.

Click here to review the 2019 agenda and speaker line up.


 2019 Speakers Included

What visitors had to say about the MJ Future Forum:

"A must attend event for senior officers in local government."
Deputy Chief Executive - Newark & Sherwood District Council

"A very compact event, the networking alone can make the time investment worthwhile."
Chief Executive - Gloucestershire County Council

"Compelling and insightful speakers, stimulating and thought provoking debate, coupled with high level networking, a must for your diary."
Chief Executive - Luton Borough Council