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02/07/2013

Economic Development

A key focus of EMC's Business Plan and activity is on supporting economic growth. This is done through a wide range of activities around the planning, economic development and European agendas.

Unlocking Economic Growth

Event (multiple dates) - The final event in the 2012-13 Regional Programme of Briefing events for Councillors will focus on Economic Development and what Councils are doing to support economic development locally.  This event is designed specifically for Councillors. The event will...

Planning Masterclass: Employment Land Review and Planning for Economic Development

Event (multiple dates) - This Masterclass builds on East Midlands Councils’ (EMC) recently published Employment Land Review (ELR) Source Book which aims to bridge the gap between past work on Employment Land in the East Midlands, and supporting local authorities in adapting to the...

Investing in Local Economic Growth – Workshop for Lead Councillors

Event (multiple dates) - 10am-4pm, Monday 2nd July 2012, Well Met Conference, Leeds Local government has a long and honourable tradition of driving economic growth. Its work in this area can be traced back to the founding fathers of modern local government at the end of the 19th century and in...

14/05/2012

Midland Main Line investment key to local economic growth

News - Key council leaders and chairs of the newly formed ‘local enterprise partnerships’ (LEPs) have united to support proposals to upgrade and electrify the Midland Main Line in a joint letter to Chancellor George Osborne and Business Secretary Vince Cable. The letter has been...

04/03/2013

European Funding

East Midlands Councils nominates political representatives to the European Regional Development Fund Programme Monitoring Committee and the European Social Fund Regional Monitoring Committee.

29/08/2014

Working with East Midlands MPs

MPs in the region met on the 5 January 2016 to re-establish the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the East Midlands.  Chris Heaton-Harris (Conservative, Daventry)) and Chris Leslie (Labour, Nottingham East) were unanimously elected as co-chairs.  It was agreed that East Midlands...

29/01/2016

Midlands Connect welcomes legislation for region-wide transport bodies

Midlands Connect, the partnership tasked with developing a transport blueprint to unlock economic growth and jobs, today (January 28) welcomed new legislation that could see it given formal powers over strategic schemes and investment.

12/09/2014

HS2 Programme Board

Purpose The Board will provide strategic political guidance for the delivery of HS2 with the aim of maximising the economic benefits for the region, whilst seeking to remove or mitigate any adverse impacts.  The role and purpose of the Strategic Board will need to evolve over time to meet...