On Tuesday 15th January 2013, Stewart Jackson, MP for Peterborough hosted East7′s Parliamentary Seminar ‘More than just homes: housing in the local economy’.

East7 is an informal alliance which includes eight of the largest developing housing associations in the East of England.

Mr Jackson takes a great interest in housing and regeneration issues.  Up until the 2010 General Election Mr Jackson was Shadow Minister for Regeneration.

Mr Jackson spoke as part of a panel which included;

  • John Cross, Chief Executive of BPHA and Chair of East7
  • Gavin Smart, Director of Policy and Practice at the Chartered Institute of Housing
  • Charles Smith, Chair of the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Federation of Small Businesses

If you are interested in more details about the seminar and the discussions, a briefing is available here - East 7 – More than just homes – Post-Event Briefing

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