a selection of speeches & presentations

Where did London's jobs go?

LEPU Seminar, London, October 2005

New Deal for Communities - Identifying and overcoming barriers

Where Next for Neighbourhood Renewal? - New Local Government Network conference, London, April 2004

10 Challenges for welfare to work

New Deal Innovation Convention, Birmingham, June 2002

Learning, skills and crime reduction

London, June 25th 2002


Cambridgeshire Connexions, Jan 29th 2002

Learning + Skills Council

London, July 18th 2001

Transitional Work

(with Mike Stewart) Washington DC, June 28th 2001

Lessons from New Deal for Young People

Shaw Trust "Working as One" conference February 22nd 2001

Learning, skills and social inclusion

Training for Britain Conference, November 15th 2000

Combating long term unemployment - the UK experience (November 6th 2000 - Lille)

Powerpoint file
Verbatim (French)

Full conference report (English)
Full Conference report (French)

Skill Gaps: LSC conferences

London, July 4th and May 22nd 2000

SCVO New Deal VS Option conference

June 22nd Glasgow

The new planning and funding environment for learning providers

Various events, May to June 2000

How is New Deal doing?

CLES conference, London, March 30th 2000

New Deal for Communities in Tower Hamlets

'Whole System' event - Employment, January 20th 2000

London's ethnic diversity

Canadian Urban Institute, Toronto, October 21st 1999

New Deal (Scotland)

New Deal Scottish Advisory Task Force meeting, Airth, Sept 14th 1999

New Deal (South East)

New Deal Managers - LASER (Eastern Sector) Sept 2nd 1999

The June 1999 Learning to Succeed White Paper

Waltham Forest Regeneration Forum, July 16th 1999

The UK approach to workforce development - Lifelong Learning

CUED Annual Conference - Chicago, July 13th 1999

SCVO New Deal VS Option conference

June 24th Edinburgh

ONE - ES/BA special client groups conference

Sheffield, June 17th 1999

Welfare to work - the UK strategy

Composite of presentations in Melbourne & Canberra - May 1999