Third public parks inquiry session to investigate trusts and other funding models

Parks trusts and other innovative funding models are next on the agenda for the Communities and Local Government Committee as they hold a third oral evidence session.

Campbell Park is one of 41 green spaces managed by The Parks Trust
Campbell Park is one of 41 green spaces managed by The Parks Trust

The event, in Committee Room 5, on Wednesday 23 November will start at 10am with Nesta senior programme manager Lydia Ragoonanan, who led on the 18-month Rethinking Parks project designed to find and test ways for Britain’s parks to source new sustainable funding in the future.

Nottingham City Council’s head of parks and open spaces Eddie Curry, whose department is on track to become fully self-funded by 2020 will appear in his role of chair of the Core Cities Parks and Greenspace Group, which has been working on measuring the natural capital of the 10 British core cities.

At 10.45am director at not-for-profit consultancy Shared Assets Mark Walton, chief executive of The Land Trust Euan Hall and chief executive of long-standing trust, The Parks Trust Milton Keynes David Foster.

The session is open to the public and will also be broadcast at www.parliamentlive.tv.

 

 


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