East Midlands

Levels of Public Investment in the East Midlands

East Midlands Council Feeds - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:30
The following report sets out public spending attributed to the East Midlands, comparing it to other regions in England, London and the UK as a whole. Levels of Public Investment in East Midlands      
Categories: East Midlands

East Midlands Local Authority Challenge Returns

East Midlands Council Feeds - Sun, 09/03/2017 - 10:00
On 16 November at Donington Race Track the Local Authority Challenge event will return to the East Midlands. It is a team competition in which authorities across the region can pit their skills against each other for the chance to be crowned Best Team - experiencing the types of challenges currently facing the sector through a simulation...
Categories: East Midlands

EMC HR Bulletin, August Edition

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 09:15
EMC HR Bulletin August 2017 This month we have a short but sweet edition of our bulletin; our resident employment law expert, Darren Newman, has earned time off for good behaviour, but will be returning next month with his analysis of important case law and advice on the implications for our sector. In this edition we keep our focus on the...
Categories: East Midlands

Consultation on East Midlands Rail Franchise

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:00
Train services are important to the East Midlands connecting people to jobs and training, for leisure and retail trips too.  East Midland Councils is keen to see the region better served by rail than it is now, better connections to and between our main cities as well as to other regions like London, Birmingham, Manchester and...
Categories: East Midlands

Public Health England East Midlands Prospectus 2017-18

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 14:00
Public Health England have produced a revised version of their Prospectus for PHE East Midlands. They have changed the formatting and presentation of the life expectancy maps to improve the way they speak to the data.  The Prospectus can be found here
Categories: East Midlands

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children - Cost Analysis

East Midlands Council Feeds - Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:15
All county and unitary authorities within the East Midlands have care responsibilities for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC). Local authorities have long expressed their concern that the financial support received from Government does not meet the actual costs incurred. To support the case for a fairer UASC funding model, EMC has...
Categories: East Midlands

East Midlands Councils Housing CPD Programme

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:45
EMC is launching a low cost CPD programme for Housing, the first event in the programme will be held on 27 September 2017. A number of authorities have already signed up to this programme. Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 Event, 27 September 2017 The inaugural event in the EMC low cost CPD programme for Housing will focus on the...
Categories: East Midlands

Midland Main Line Electrification: Cancelled

East Midlands Council Feeds - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:00
Leaders in the East Midlands have reacted with dismay to the news that the electrification of the Midland Main Line has been cancelled – and have asked for an urgent meeting with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and the Chair of Midlands Connect Sir John Peace. The cancellation comes less than two years after the previous Transport...
Categories: East Midlands

East Midlands Councils Annual Report 2016-17

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 17:00
Today (Friday 14 July) East Midlands Councils (EMC) presented our Annual Report for 2016/17 to the Annual General Meeting.  EMC Annual Report 2016-17   This Annual Report is part of how EMC accounts to its membership. 12 months ago, Members agreed a set of priorities for EMC to make progress on.  12...
Categories: East Midlands

60 Year CIEH Membership Award

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 14:45
On Thursday 15th June, EMC held the 50th session of the Low Cost CPD for Environmental Health Officers 5+1 on Food Safety.  Barrie Sheard, a retired Environmental Health Officer from Amber Valley Borough Council, also attended and was presented with his 60 year membership of the CIEH.    
Categories: East Midlands

Leicester City Mayor to Chair New Regional Transport Body

East Midlands Council Feeds - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:30
NEWS Release from Transport for the East Midlands (TfEM) Leicester City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has been confirmed the first chair of ‘Transport for the East Midlands’ (TfEM). Cllr Richard Davies from Lincolnshire County Council is the Vice Chair. TfEM brings together senior leaders from the region’s local...
Categories: East Midlands

General Election Results in the East Midlands

East Midlands Council Feeds - Fri, 06/09/2017 - 17:15
East Midlands Councils has produced a summary of the General Election Results in the East Midlands, available here.   The changes in the region are included below; Derby North - Labour Gain from Conservative Derbyshire North East - Conservative Gain from Labour High Peak - Labour Gain from Conservative Lincoln - Labour Gain...
Categories: East Midlands