Tuesday 22 October 2019

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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...

20/06/2013

Regional Programme of Briefing events for Councillors

 The Regional Programme of Briefing events for Councillors is a series of 6 low cost knowledge based events for councillors in the region.  The programme will provide events on a variety of topical issues such as the impact of the localism act, planning, the role of local government in...

22/07/2016

English and Scottish Council Leaders unite to press for HS2 Eastern Leg

A report published today by HS2 East highlights the economic importance to both England and Scotland of pressing ahead with the Eastern leg of HS2 – in full and to the fastest possible timescales.

21/07/2016

Midlands Connect - Picking up the Pace

Tackling major bottlenecks on the UK’s road and rail networks will unlock faster economic growth and help the Midlands prosper in an increasingly competitive global market place, new Transport Secretary Chris Grayling heard today.

17/12/2015

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...

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.

29/08/2014

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...

29/01/2016

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.

10/06/2013

Welfare Reform Steering Group

The Welfare Reform Steering Group is an officers' group to support councils on the Welfare Reform Agenda. The Steering Group provides officers with the opportunity to share knowledge, develop regional and local relationships with key stakeholders, includes JobCentre Plus and other organisations...