Europe & International Panel

The Europe and International Panel Chair is Cllr Kevin Bentley, Deputy Leader of Essex County Council, member of Colchester Borough Council and member of the East of England LGA Management Committee. In addition, Cllr Bentley is Chair of the Local Government Association's Brexit Task and Finish Group.

The European Partnership is steered by the Europe and International Panel which provides the strategic and political direction to the work of the European Partnership, and is its voice on issues relating to European and international affairs in the region.

The Panel meets quarterly and has a broad membership including local government (East of England LGA), international trade, business, social and environmental stakeholders, Local Enterprise Partnerships as well as Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and the Committee of the Regions. 

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