Minister set to address BCSC's top conference

Planning minister Keith Hill is expected to update delegates at this year's British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC) Annual Conference on the Government's view of the retail property industry.

Hill used last year's BCSC event to unveil Government proposals to replace Section-106 agreements with a fixed levy on retail developments.

Other speakers at the November event, in Manchester, include: British Retail Consortium director general Kevin Hawkins; Dixons chief executive John Clare; Gadgetshop chairman Chris Gorman; Prudential Property Investment Managers managing director Martin Moore; X-Leisure chief executive PY Gerbeau; Business in the Community chief executive Julia Cleverdon; Argent chief executive Roger Madelin and Mindfolio managing director Karl Kalcher