Council is just one of 28 pilot UK authorities for the Governments "Better
Goverment for Older People" initiative. (Warwick is the only District Council
The Council are holding their first all day conference on 3 November, 9.30am
4.30pm at the Royal Spa centre.
Speakers for the morning includ Peter Kilfoyle MP, Minister for Public Services (see
A really lively debate is expected. Which is where you come in, all are welcome. It's
completely free of charge, with lunch thrown in. The only criterion is that the bulk of
the audience should be older than 50.
There will be some lunchtime entertainment including the WISE (West Indian Senior
Citizens Endeavour) Gospel Choir, and a traditional jazz band. Cliff Wiggins, Town Hall
Superintendent will be conducting tours of the Town Hall.
In the afternoon Lucy Gastor from Birmingham University will be introducing the
different tiers of Government, followed by a "Question Time" style panel
comprising of County and District Councillors, a rep from Parish and Town Councillors and
possibly a local MP. Members of the public are encouraged to send questions into Jeanette
McGarry, WDC in advance.
Jeanette McGarry 01926 8844606.