Lord Kerslake to tackle ‘Britain’s constitutional crisis’

SHU_Master_215C_229CLord Bob Kerslake will explore issues including the EU referendum, electoral reform and devolution at this year’s Sheffield Institute of Policy Studies annual lecture.

Lord Kerslake, Chair of Sheffield Hallam University’s Board of Governors and current president of the Local Government Association, will discuss the constitutional crisis that the UK faces and work towards a broad plan for how Britain can meet the challenges of the future.

The former head of the civil service and permanent secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government will deliver the free annual lecture, Britain’s Constitutional Crisis, on Thursday 6 July (4pm – 6pm) at Sheffield Hallam’s Heart of the Campus lecture theatre.

Lord Kerslake is also Chair of London’s King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Chair of the Peabody Board, Chair of the London CIV and Chair of the Centre for Public Scrutiny. Prior to this, Lord Kerslake was the first Chief Executive of the Homes and Communities Agency.

In early 2015, Lord Kerslake was made a life peer taking the title Baron Kerslake of Endcliffe in the City of Sheffield.

The free lecture is organised by the university’s Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies (SIPS). SIPS showcases the policy research undertaken across the University with a view to informing and shaping policy locally and nationally.

Click here if you would like to book a place at the SIPS Annual Lecture: Britain’s Constitutional Crisis.