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East Midlands Regional Programme of Briefing Events for Councillors

EMC has supported Councillors and Local authorities across the East Midlands with their programme of Policy events for the last 4 years, in this period over 910 Councillors have attended the well regarded events, which have covered areas such as Devolution, Planning, Housing, Infrastructure...

Future Councillors

Event (multiple dates) - Making change happen in a complex world 16 March 2016, 10:30, Blaby District Council The final event in the 2015/16 Regional Programme of Policy Events for Councillors provides Councillors in the East Midlands with a two great sessions in one day. The morning session...


Working with East Midlands MPs

MPs in the region met on the 5 January 2016 to re-establish the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the East Midlands.  Chris Heaton-Harris (Conservative, Daventry)) and Chris Leslie (Labour, Nottingham East) were unanimously elected as co-chairs.  It was agreed that East Midlands...


Planning Support Service

The Planning Support Service is a way for planning authorities that are Members of East Midlands Councils to access high quality, technical interim support at below market rates.

All Party Parliamentary Group

Event (multiple dates) - Chris Heaton-Harris and Chris Leslie have invited MPs to the AGM of the East Midlands All Party Parliamentary Group on Tuesday 5 January 2016 at the House of Commons; where it is proposed to reform the group and discuss the key regional priorities that will benefit from...

Planning Masterclass: Preparing for EIPs into Local Plans

Event (multiple dates) - What is the programme about? East Midlands Councils is holding a seminar of a very practical kind to help planning officers prepare for and perform well at EIPs into local plans. The format of the day will be as follows: Sessions 1 and 2 (morning): This session with...

Key Policy Issues for Local Government

Event (multiple dates) - East Midlands Councils is holding a policy overview seminar for Councillors in the East Midlands on Wednesday 23 September 2015. The event has been designed to support newly elected Councillors by providing an overview of key policy issues for local government. The event...


EMC update on Refugee Announcements

In his statement to the House of Commons on Monday 7 September, the Prime Minister announced that Britain should resettle up to 20,000 Syrian refugees over the rest of the Parliament.


Rural Network East Midlands

Rural Network East Midlands (RNEM) is part of DEFRA’s national Rural and Farming Network. It covers the whole of the East Midlands and has replaced the East Midlands Rural Affairs Forum which ceased to exist as from the end of March 2012. Covering Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire...