Friday 28 August 2015

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Devo-Developments in the East Midlands – An Update

At East Midlands Councils AGM on 17th July 2015, council leaders from across the region discussed progress in agreeing local devolution proposals.

HS2 Hub Station: Toton is the best option!

Council leaders and business representatives have strongly welcomed comments from the Chairman of HS2 Ltd supporting Toton as the location for a Hub Station serving the East Midlands.

Chancellor announces Budget support for Midlands Connect

Midlands Connect, the group championing strategic transport investment across the region, has welcomed £5 million of funding announced by Chancellor George Osborne in his Budget statement.

Midland Mainline Electrification: EMC outlines concerns to Secretary of State

Following last week’s announcement by Government that electrification of the Midland Mainline will be ‘paused’, EMC and partners have drafted a letter to the Secretary of State for Transport expressing disappointment at the decision and are lookin...

Essential Rail Investment at Risk: Leaders seek urgent meeting with Secretary of State

The electrification of the Midland Mainline – described by Network Rail as ‘critical to delivering a reliable and sustainable railway and tackling overcrowding’ has been ‘paused’ by the Government pending a review of Network Rail’s investment prog...

EMC Events

What is the impact of intra-EU migration? Are changes to free movement rules needed?

09 Sep 2015 11:00

EMC is holding a participatory event on Intra-EU Migration and Free Movement.  The ev...

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EU employment and social legislation: a burden on business and a boon for workers?

11 Sep 2015 13:00

EMC are running a series of FREE events on behalf of the UK Representatives’ of the Europ...

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Chairing and Facilitation Skills for Councillors

16 Sep 2015 10:00

EMC is running a half day Chairing and Facilitation Skills event for Councillors.  The tra...

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Working with "difficult" Coachees - Coaching CPD session

16 Sep 2015 10:00

Working with “Difficult” Coachees: A half day CPD session for the East Midlands Coa...

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Scrutiny and Effective Challenge

17 Sep 2015 13:00

You may be a newly elected councillor who has been appointed to a scrutiny committee, an experi...

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