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Cllr Clare Coghill

Leader, Waltham Forest Council

Cllr Simon Miller

Cabinet member for economic growth and high streets, Waltham Forest Council

Stewart Murray

Strategic director economic growth and housing delivery, Waltham Forest Council

Cllr Martin Whelton

Cabinet member for regeneration, housing and transport, Merton Council

Ged Curran

Chief executive, Merton Council

Chris Lee

Director of environment and regeneration, Merton Council

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The Voice of Authority publishes webinars and interviews with top people from councils, presenting their ambitions, challenges and motivations and the influences on their approach to growth and regeneration.

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We know councillors are the voice for residents, businesses and community services in their borough. With an ever increasing focus on partnerships in the development sector, what better way to understand people and place than to hear the candid views of councillors about what makes them tick, their challenges and vision for their place through The Voice of Authority? ” Kate Ives, development director, Wates Residential.

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