Saturday 22 October 2016

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Infrastructure, Planning and Transport

East Midlands Rail Franchise Competition Over 50 people from 30 different organisations across the East Midlands took part in the East Midlands Franchise event at the Newark Civil War Museum on Monday this week. The event was chaired by Cllr Roger Blaney, Leader of Newark and Sherwood District...


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.


Partnership begins work on transport strategy to power Midlands Engine

Improving transport links to speed up journey times across the Midlands could boost the regional economy by more than £1 billion a year, create 300,000 additional jobs and save businesses nearly £500 million.


Midlands Connect welcomes proposals for sub-national transport bodies

Midlands Connect, the partnership championing better road and rail links across the Midlands, today (October 15) welcomed new proposed legislation that could see it given formal powers over strategic transport schemes and investment.



This page is provided as part of EMC's support for local councils in delivering economic growth through their key role in the provision of Infrastructure – including road and rail



EMC welcomes transport ‘pinch-point’ funding - but looks to the bigger picture

News - East Midlands Councils has welcomed the Government’s announcement of £16 million to address five transport ‘pinch-points’ that impact on parts of the East Midlands – but is also looking at the bigger picture.    The schemes recently announced by the...


EMC Policy Briefings

EMC's Policy Briefings are a short summary of the week’s key policy announcements which impact on the East Midlands, along with details of EMC events and activity. Latest EMC Policy Briefing EMC Policy Brief - 21 October 2016 This week’s Briefing includes updates...


Midlands Connect

Working in Partnership - Once Voice for the Midlands The Midlands Connect Partnership was formed in 2014.  It is a collaboration of 11 Local Enterprise Partnerships, Network Rail, Highways England, central government, 26 local authorities and the business community. The Midlands Connect...



East Midlands HS2 Growth Strategy - Emerging Strategy: Fast Track to Growth EMC and D2N2 have published a document which sets out our initial plans to use HS2 in the East Midlands to create an extra 74,000 jobs and generate an additional £4 billion of GVA by 2042. The document represents...