Friday 31 October 2014

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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.

27/03/2013

Policy and Influencing

On the 6 July 2010 the Secretary of State revoked the Regional Strategy for the East Midlands, which comprised the Regional Spatial Strategy (2009) and the Regional Economic Strategy (2006). In line with CLG advice, EMC will ensure that data and evidence that was produced for the RSS remains...

29/08/2014

Working with East Midlands MPs

To establish a better collective approach, EMC now provides the secretariat role for the East Midlands All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), chaired jointly by Chris Heaton-Harris (Con, Daventry) and Jon Ashworth (Labour, Leicester South). Details of meetings held to date are...

30/10/2014

A Prospectus for Devolution – A draft for consultation

A Prospectus for Devolution – A draft for consultation From now until the General Election in May 2015, we have the opportunity to present an offer for driving forward national economic growth, providing better targeted and more effective services to people that need them, whilst saving...