Monday 17 June 2019

Midlands Connect

Chairman: Sir John Peace

Midlands Connect is a partnership of LEPs and councils from across the Midlands that have come together develop and implement a strategic transport strategy for the Midlands. Midlands Connect acts as the Sub-National Transport Body for the Midlands.  

Midlands Connect and Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) have agreed a joint statement of investment priorities for the East Midlands:

  • Making the most of HS2
  • A Midland Mainline fit for the 21st Century
  • Improving access to East Midlands Airport
  • A46 Growth Corridor & Newark
  • A5 Growth Corridor
  • Transforming East-West Connectivity

The EMC nominees to Midlands Connect Strategic Board for 2018-19 are:

Cllr Jon Collins

Cllr Kay Cutts MBE

Cllr Nicholas Rushton

Alternate Member: Cllr Simon Spencer

EMC's Director of Policy & Infrastructure Andrew Pritchard is seconded 2 days a week to the Midlands Connect Secretariat.

Link to Midlands Connect web-site: https://www.midlandsconnect.uk/