Wednesday 26 June 2019

East Midlands Councils are holding a half day session that is open to all councillors who have been newly elected (for the first time) in May 2019 from across the East Midlands.

EMC working in partnership with Blaby District Council to offer 2 Chairing skills workshops on 18 September 2019.

EMC working in partnership with Blaby District Council to offer 2 Chairing skills workshops on 18 September 2019.

This workshop looks at the different ‘roles’ that you, as a councillor, might focus on for you and your community.

In the run up to the 20 year anniversary of Local Government Scrutiny and to mark the publication of the recent ‘Statutory Guidance on Overview and Scrutiny in Local and Combined Authorities’, East Midlands Councils is holding a Scrutiny Conference.

EMC is holding a half day workshop for Councillors 'Read Faster with Greater Understanding'. This workshop will support Councillors in their roles.

EMC is offering Councillors in the East Midlands the opportunity to take part in an introduction to commissioning for elected members workshop on 7 November.

EMC is working with the Centre for Public Scrutiny to provide a full day workshop on advanced financial scrutiny skills.

It is more important than ever that all councillors understand how the local government finance system works because there is a high degree of uncertainty around council budgets in the context of the decision to leave the EU and implications on business rates retention.

EMC is holding a half day workshop for Councillors on Public Speaking.

EMC is running a half day Personal Resilience event for councillors.This is a very practical seminar that will provide each participant with methods and helpful ideas to manage the pressures they face and enable them to be able to maximise the positive aspects of being an elected Member.