Council leaders welcome Network Rail’s Strategic Plan

The upgrade and electrification of the Midland Main Line moved a step closer with this week’s publication by Network Rail of detailed investment proposals for 2014-19.  Network Rail’s Strategic Plan takes forward the commit...

Councils unite to attract affordable housing investment

East Midlands Councils (EMC) today launched three high profile initiatives aimed at attracting investment in affordable housing at a ‘Summit’ in Nottingham Recent research by the Smith Institute has highlighted that the East Mid...

Council leaders meet to tackle growth and infrastructure challenges

The first meeting of a high level group charged with tackling growth and infrastructure challenges across the East Midlands took place today (9 November 2012) The ‘Infrastructure Group’ has been established by East Midlands Coun...

TU Pay Claim

TU Pay Claim

18 October 2012

The LGA have this morning (17/10/12) received the unions' pay claim TU Claim - 17 Oct 12 . It is for, "a substantial flat rate increase on all scale points as a step towards the longer term objective of restoring pay levels and achieving the liv...

EMC welcomes transport ‘pinch-point’ funding - but looks to the bigger picture

East Midlands Councils has welcomed the Government’s announcement of £16 million to address five transport ‘pinch-points’ that impact on parts of the East Midlands – but is also looking at the bigger picture.  ...