Details have been announced of the task force members who have offered their time and expert advice as government considers how best to support our cities to thrive.
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… task force will consider the roles of housing, planning, and regeneration…
The Urban Centre Recovery Taskforce announced today (16 December 2020), will advise on how government can work with local leaders to support our cities to thrive.
Covid-19 has posed unprecedented challenges, including to our cities and urban geography. The task force will consider the impacts of Covid-19 over the short and medium term and offer recommendations on practical measures that government could take to help cities adapt and take advantage of new opportunities.
The task force will consider the roles of housing, planning, and regeneration, as well as other relevant areas.
As part of this work, we are grateful to the industry leaders and experts who have generously offered their time and expert advice.
The task force is jointly chaired by the Secretary of State Rt Hon Robert Jenrick and the Chair of Homes England, Peter Freeman. Members consist of industry leaders acting in a personal capacity, and include:
- Sir Richard Leese
- Howard Bernstein
- Alison Nimmo
- Sir George Iacobescu
- Bill Hughes
- Selina Mason
- Helen Gordon
- Andy Street
- Alison Brittain
- Adrian Fisher