Brokenshire's 10 minutes of fame

09 July 2018

Newish communities secretary James Brokenshire was treated a bit like a celebrity at his first Local Government Association (LGA) conference.

One council chief executive described scenes of ‘mayhem’ at the District Councils’ Network annual general meeting when LGA chairman Lord Porter announced Mr Brokenshire would be available to speak to delegates for a whole 10 minutes before he reportedly rushed off to watch the England game.

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LGA Conference Chief executives Humour District Councils Network Gary Porter Sajid Javid James Brokenshire