Thursday 17 August 2017

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 - 11 August 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • National Member Development Charter and Charter Plus Update
  • Conditions of Service Handbook for local authority Chief Officers
  • Public Health England East Midlands Prospectus 2017–2018
  • EMC Events, including Public Speaking for Councillors

EMC Policy Brief 4 August 2017

This week's edition of the Policy Brief includes:

  • DfT consultation seeking views on priorities for the next East Midlands Franchise
  • EMC Board Chairs and Vice Chairs
  • CEEP Newsletter including information on the Public Services Summit
  • EMC Events, including Chairing and Facilitation Skills and Public Speaking 

EMC Policy Brief - 28 July 2017

This week's Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Growth Strategy
  • Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children - Cost Analusis
  • East Midlands LA Challenge
  • Midland Main Line

EMC Policy Brief - 21 July 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Midlands Main Line Electrification Cancelled 
  • Pay Consultation update, 19 July
  • HS2 Route Announcement
  • Homelessness Reduction Act Event, 27 September 2017, part of the EMC Housing CPD event
  • EMC Events, including Local Government Finance Session for Councillors

EMC Policy Brief - 14 July 2017  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC Annual General Meeting and Annual Report
  • Public Health England East Midlands Prospectus
  • Changes to the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Programme
  • Details of Successful bids in the East midlands to tackle violence against women and girls
  • EMC Events, including “Making It Our Business” – Commercial Awareness programme starting on 21 September

EMC Policy Brief - 7 July 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC Councillor Development Programme 2017/18
  • Housing Infrastructure Fund
  • Transport investment strategy
  • EMC HR Bulletin
  • EMC Events, including Mediation & Conflict Resolution Skills – a 3 day ILM endorsed programme in Mediation and Conflict Resolution starting on 31 Oct 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 30 June 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC Executive Board
  • East Midlands Strategic Migration Board Briefing
  • Regional Employers Board and Regional Joint Council
  • EMC Events, including Local Government Finance Seminar for Councillors on 12 December

EMC AGM - The East Midlands Councils AGM will take place on Friday 14 July. The AGM will now be held at Leicestershire County Council, please note that this is a change of venue. All councillors and Chief Executives are invited to attend, the main meeting starts at 13:00, with political group meetings at 12:30.

EMC Policy Brief - 23 June 2017  

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Queens Speech 2017 – Key Bills relating to Local Government
  • Growth Report for the East Midlands Rail Franchise
  • LGA Publication on Enterprising Councils
  • EMC Events, including “Making It Our Business” – Commercial Awareness programme starting on 21 September

EMC Policy Brief - 16 June 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Transport for the East Midlands
  • East Midlands Anti-Human Trafficking Meeting
  • Pay Consultation Meeting, 19 Jul 2017
  • EMC Events, including Chairing and Facilitation Skills for Councillors on 5 July 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 9 June 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • General Election Results in the East Midlands
  • EMC Launch of Housing CPD Programme
  • Pay Consultation Meeting, 19 Jul 2017
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 13 June 2017

General Election Results 2017 - East Midlands

EMC Policy Brief - 2 June 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Pay Consultation Meeting
  • EMC HR Bulletin
  • Raynsford Review of Planning
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 13 June 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 26 May 2017

This week's Briefing includes updates on:

  • Secondment Opportunities for Transport for the East Midlands
  • APSE report on "Building homes, creating communities
  • East Midlands Scrutiny Network
  • Migration Statistics Quarterly Report: May 2017
  • EMC Events, including Chairing and Facilitation Skills for Councillors, 5 July 2017 

EMC Policy Brief - 19 May 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Global Cyber Security Attack
  • East Midlands Political Balanc
  • Secondment Opportunities - Transport for the East Midlands – East Midlands Councils
    • Programme Manager – East Midlands Strategic Infrastructure
    • Programme Co-ordinator – East Midlands Strategic Infrastructure
  • Midlands Connect Recruitment information
  • Reviewing Term Time Working update
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 13 June 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 12 May 2017

This week's Briefing includes updates on:

  • Local Election Results Update
  • EMC Membership Savings
  • Scrutiny Self Evaluation Framework, CfPS
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 13 June 2017
  • Councillors' Guide 2017-2018 - online resource

EMC Policy Brief - 5 May 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Local Election Results
  • Public Accounts Committee - Housing: State of the Nation Report
  • EMC HR Bulletin – April Edition
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference

EMC Policy Brief - 28 April 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • HS2 East Partnership Board
  • East Midlands Strategic Migration Update
  • Midlands Engine Update
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 13 June 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 21 April 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Midlands Engine response to HM Government’s Green Paper
  • Anti-Littering Strategy
  • National Dying to Work Campaign
  • EMC Events, including Programme for Environmental Health Officers event on Environmental Protection, 11 May 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 7 April 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

EMC Policy Brief - 31 March 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Brexit Implications – Employers
  • EMC HR Bulletin
  • Help to Buy Housing Statistics
  • Transport for the East Midlands
  • EMC Events, including East Midlands Coaching Conference, 13 June 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 24 March 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • East Midlands Rail Franchise – latest update
  • Transport for the East Midlands
  • East Midlands Local Authority Challenge 2017
  • EMC Events, including a Coaching and Mentoring ILM 5 Programme, starting 27 Apr 2017

EMC Policy Brief - 17 March 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • EMC Executive Board and updates on Transport for the East Midlands
  • Apprenticeship, Approved List of Suppliers Published
  • Industrial Strategy Green Paper, Response from the East Midlands
  • EMC Events, including a Coaching and Mentoring ILM 5 Programme, starting 27 Apr 2017

 

EMC Policy Brief - 10 March 2017

This week’s Briefing includes updates on:

  • Midlands Engine Strategy Publication
  • Midlands Connect Strategy Publication
  • Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Programme
  • EMC Events, including a Commercial Awareness Programme for Operational Managers, starting in June 2017

Please contact kirsty.lowe@emcouncils.gov.uk for earlier Policy Briefings. 

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