Dear Bristol City Council,
I wish to know the following information regarding Marvin Rees' London trip 14/11/2016.
The full itinerary and diary of the trip.
Full copies of any minutes and/or notes taken along with any other documentation.
Who paid for travel, accommodation and expenses? How much did this cost? Please break this down by invoice.
Who else from Bristol City Council and/or the Labour Party went on the trip?
Who paid for their travel, accommodation and expenses (including any second and third parties). Please break this down by invoice.
Please include any and all funding other by second and third parties. Please break this down by invoice.
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14 November 2016 trip to London
05.45 Travel to London on train
08:00 Travel within London
09.00 Meet with International Relations Project Officer for Mayor of
09.15 Telephone call with Minister and Leaders
10.00 Speak at Social Integration Conference plenary discussion on
Open cities, strong communities: Why integration matters
11:00 Coffee break
11:15 Attend plenary discussion on Designing city spaces to promote
community, connection and belonging
Keynote speech by Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the Royal
12:15 Society of the Arts on Making London a city of communities.
Followed by a Q & A led by Matthew Ryder, Deputy Mayor of
London for Social Integration, Social Mobility and Communities
14.15 Travel to Bristol on train
1. Minutes: No minutes were taken on the trip. The purpose of the
Mayor’s visit to London on 14 November 2016 was to attend and
speak at the Mayor of London’s Social Integration Conference.
At this one-day conference, the Mayor of London brought together city
and civic leaders and policy experts to start a conversation on how
cities should respond to the common challenge of ensuring that
communities remain integrated and cohesive at a time of rapid change
and social upheaval. The event featured speeches and presentations by
Mayors, city leaders and policy experts exploring new city strategies
for building strong communities in the face of cultural and
The Mayor of Bristol was invited to speak on a panel alongside:
* Sonia Sodha, The Observer (Chair)
* Chuka Umunna, MP for Streatham
* Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam
* David Robinson, Founder, Community Links
* Cllr Nickie Aiken, Chair of Westminster City Council Community
Areas of discussion were:
* Why does social integration matter?
* Why is this issue rising up the political and policy agenda in
* What should cities seek to achieve in relation to this policy
1. Funding: Council funded costs are included in the table below.
No costs were externally funded.
£396.00 for 2 X return train tickets from Bristol to
Travel London for the Mayor and Kevin Slocombe, Head of the
1. Other attendees: Head of the Mayor’s Office, Kevin Slocombe.
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