Tuesday 06 October 2015

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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...


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...


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.


Corporate Governance

Nottingham City Council is the accountable body for East Midlands Councils.  East Midlands Councils 2015-16 Business Plan This Business Plan is a formal statement of EMC’s objectives for 2015-16.  As a membership body, the priorities of EMC have been developed and agreed by...


Regional Programme of Briefing events for Councillors

The Regional Programme of Briefing events for Councillors is a series of 6 low cost knowledge based events for councillors in the region.  The programme will provide events on a variety of topical issues such as the impact of the localism act, planning, the role of local government in public...

Changing Landscape of Local Government Finance

Event (multiple dates) - An Introduction to Local Government Finance East Midlands Councils is holding a one day seminar for local authority Councillors on Local Government Finance on 10 December 2015. It is more important than ever that all councillors understand how the local government...