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Meet the Leader with Cllr Vikki Slade


In this latest episode of Meet the Leader, Nick Kilby is joined by Cllr Vikki Slade.

Cllr Slade tells the story of how she first got involved in politics, from her entry to the council to her two terms as Leader as Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council.  This conversation also explores the challenges of forming coalitions in ‘No Overall Control’ councils, which Cllr Slade did firstly with the Unity Alliance in 2020 and then with the Three Towns Alliance following the 2023 Local Elections.

Hosted by Cratus Group CEO Nick Kilby, the Meet the Leader podcast is a space to learn about the leaders in local government, highlighting the tremendous work they do for the communities they serve. You can listen to the previous episodes ⁠⁠on Spotify here⁠ and wherever else you listen to your podcasts. You can also follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Meet the Leader with Cllr Vikki Slade