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East MidlandsCouncils highlights membership benefits and cost savings

10 February 2011

Councils who are Members of East Midlands Councils can save up to £16,000 per year on training and Human resources support packages.

To show the range of services on offer East Midlands Councils has produced a Membership Benefit guide which is available on EMC Prospectus

East Midlands Councils provides its members with:

  • Leadership on behalf of Local Government in the East Midlands, working closely with business, health and the third sector.
  • An employers’ organisation for local authorities in the East Midlands.
  • A forum to influence Government strategies and investment plans, for example proposals for High Speed Rail.
  • Governance of the Regional Improvement & Efficiency Partnership and the East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership.
  • A range of high quality services to Councils free or at not-for-profit rates.

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Notes to Editors

East Midlands Councils is the consultative forum for all 46 local authorities in the East Midlands.

EMC:

  • Represents the interests of local councils to Government and national organisations
  • Enables local councils to work together on key matters of common concern
  • Supports local councils with employment development, advice and services

Media contact Jon Whowell 07780 923439 , 01664 502620

jon.whowell@emcouncils.gov.uk