This report draws together the findings a seminar set-up to explore how the worsening economic climate would impact on the Department for Communities and Local Government’s empowerment and engagement agenda.

The seminar, which was designed by Involve and LGiU, and supported by the Department for Communities and Local Government, took place on 6th May 2009 and was attended by a diverse group of practitioners from local government and the third sector.

Alongside the findings from the seminar, the report contains insights and comment from the LGiU and Involve’s on how this agenda will be shaped in the shifting economic and political landscape.

You can download the publication here.