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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 looking for an early meeting with the Secretary of State...


HS2 East - Realising the Full Promise of HS2

HS2 East has published a summary document which was launched at an event in Leeds last week attended by EMC Chairman Jon Collins, along with the Chairs of D2N2 and Leicester and Leicestershire LEPs, where Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin confirmed that the full 'Y Network', including...


EMC welcomes Government commitment to build HS2 Eastern Leg

In his first major speech since his reappointment as Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin has confirmed at an event in Leeds attended by EMC Chairman Cllr Jon Collins, that the full ‘Y Network’, including the Eastern Leg of HS2 will be built.


East Midlands Profile

EMC has produced a Profile of the Region. It contains useful key facts on a range of topics including transport, housing, population and labour supply. It also outlines the region’s key assets and capacity for growth. EMC intends to keep the Profile regularly updated.


Past Events 2012-13

 ARE WE THERE YET? - Managing the traffic implications of growth Programme Are We There Yet ? - 28 February 2013 Presentations  Local Transport Authority Perspective - Ian Drummond Highways Agency Perspective - Aoife OToole Transport Assessment An overview of the process...


Spatial Planners Group

The Spatial Planners Group brings together professional officers from the Region’s Planning Authorities with representatives from other Government Departments with an interest in spatial planning and transport

Peer Learning West Leicestershire

Event (multiple dates) - Peer Learning Days in the East Midlands are coming to West Leicestershire on Tuesday 11th June. This is the fourth event for local authorities in the programme, following on from successful Peer Learning Days in Northamptonshire, Derby and Leicester...


EM IEP Case Studies

The EM IEP Support Team published case studies showing how East Midlands councils are improving services, and delivering significant improvements and efficiencies. The case studies are intended to inspire councils in the region, and indeed nationally, to transform services and benefit from the...


5 Pack + 1 Environmental Health Programme 2011/2012

PUBLIC HEALTH - 8th March 2012 The host for this seminar was the Derbyshire Chief Environmental Officers Group and was chaired by Russell Sinclair, Chesterfield Bourough Council. Programme Public Health 8 March 2012 - programme Presentations Transfer of Sewers and the Drainage Hub...


Full Speed Ahead for Electric Trains!

News - The long awaited upgrade & electrification of the Midland Main Line from Bedford through the East Midlands to Sheffield moved a step closer today as the Government signalled its intention to press head with industry-led investment proposals published last autumn.  Council and...