This document has been compiled from the shared learning of Action Learning Set participants:Nicki Eames & Gill Jones (Birmingham City Council), Lynne Pickles (Blackburn with Darwen BoroughCouncil), David Holtam (Cardiff City & County Council), Joanne King & Martin Webster (DarlingtonBorough Council), David Graydon (Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council), John Addicott & JoBrocklebank (Hampshire County Council), Louise Piper (Kent County Council), Carl Whistlecraft(Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council), Stephen Brown & Darran Hale (Lancashire County Council),Roger King (London Borough of Croydon), Petra Roberts (London Borough of Hackney), Jo Young(London Borough of Merton), David Ivens (Leicestershire County Council), Graham Reeves(Lincolnshire County Council), Jonathan Arundell (Medway Unitary Council), Abdul Allan, EmmaHosking & Terry Isles (Milton Keynes Council), Tom Gaskin & Ariane Hoppler (Norfolk CountyCouncil), Paul Stimpson & Sam Tasker (Nottinghamshire County Council), Kath O
Rourke (RushmoorBorough Council), Elizabeth Cameron (Salford City Council), Laura Payne (South Hams DistrictCouncil), Jessica Linacre (Stevenage Borough Council), Denise Drake (Tower Hamlets SummerUniversity), Joy Jenkins (West Berkshire Council) and Phoebe Brazier (Wiltshire County Council).Thanks also to all the speakers who contributed to the Action Learning Set, including: Alex Nagel(CEOP), Josie Fraser, Paul Henderson, Steven Flower (Substance), Harry Harrold (Neontribe),Nathalie McDermott (On Road Media), Carl Haggerty (Devon County Council), Bill Badham (TheNational Youth Agency), Pete Cranston, Dr Mark Wheeler (London Metropolitan University), JuliaGlidden (21st Century Consulting), Alice Casey (Involve) and Liz Azyan (LGEO Research).Thanks to Phil Jones Policy Analyst (LGiU) for his editorial advice and expertise.The Action Learning Set was facilitated by Tim Davies (Practical Participation) and Jasmine Ali (LGiU)with support from Kierra Box (Harrow Road Neighbourhood Partnership), Kallum Taylor (Children
sServices Network) and Pat Stevens (LGIU).
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