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Our support offer for Councillors in the East Midlands

The Councillor Development Network supports both local authority Members and Officers responsible for councillor learning and development, by sharing knowledge, information and ideas across the region through discussions and presentations.


LGA Draft Submission - MHCLG Consultation on Exit Reform

MHCLG is currently consulting on Local Government Exit Pay Reform and the consultation closes on 9th November 2020. Details of how to respond are in the consultation document and responses should be sent to with the subject heading ‘Consultation on Exit Payment...


EMC Responds to the Planning White Paper Consultation

The EMC Executive Board met on the 25th September 2020 and agreed to respond to the Government’s Planning White Paper consultation.  In doing so the Executive Board agreed to focus on key issues of common concern across the local government family, rather than detailed points which are...


Outplacement Support and Career Counselling

East Midlands Councils provides Outplacement Support on a not-for-profit basis, which therefore enables Councils to support affected employees in a cost-effective way and without compromising on the quality of the support provided. The support is tailored to the specific requirements of the...


MJ and LGiU Survey on Local Government Finance

There's still time to complete the MJ/LGiU Survey on Local Government Finance. Council leaders, Chief Executives, Directors of Finance and Cabinet Members for Finance can simply click on the survey sent to their email address.


National Living Wage

The impact of the National Living Wage in local government and related areas

Scrutiny: Reset and Recovery (Additional Date)

Event (multiple dates) - EMC are delighted to be able to host an additional date for this highly popular workshop for councillors and officers involved with scrutiny. Local government has changed significantly in order to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Functions, finances and political...

The Future of Local Government and Public Services in the next Parliament

Event (multiple dates) - Local Government and public services have undergone substantial changes over the last 4 years, the outcome of the General Election in 2015 will further shape its future and direction.  Ahead of the 7 May 2015 General Election East Midlands Councils is providing an...

Council and its Governance (ADSO Virtual Course)

Event (multiple dates) - ADSO are delighted to announce the launch of the interactive, virtual course ‘Council and its Governance’.  Council and its Governance will be delivered as two three hour workshops held virtually.  Delegates will be required to attend both of the...


Our support for Councillors in the East Midlands

Our support for Councillors in the East MidlandsEast Midlands Councils (EMC) provides a comprehensive, value for money Councillor Development programme for member councils in the East Midlands [full details here]. Supporting Councillors is a key area of our work, our Programme of Skills...