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  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC HR Bulletin, July 2016 Edition
    Please find attached below July's edition of our HR Bulletin, giving you a round-up of all the latest information of HR developments within the region and nationally.  This month, we provide sickness absence benchmarking information for 2015-16.  The article from employment law expert Darren Newman gives an analysis of the...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Statement from East Midlands Councils on Home Affairs Committee Report on Migration
    Responding to the Home Affairs Select Committee Report on Migration that suggests councils need to do more to support Syrian refugee families, East Midlands Councils said: "The data in the report is inaccurate as well as out of date. It is unfortunate that the Home Affairs Committee did not contact the East Midlands Strategic Migration...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: English and Scottish Council Leaders unite to press for HS2 Eastern Leg
    A report published today by HS2 East highlights the economic importance to both England and Scotland of pressing ahead with the Eastern leg of HS2 – in full and to the fastest possible timescales. The report shows how the proposed Eastern leg, which runs from Birmingham through the East Midlands and Sheffield to Leeds, could […]
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Midlands Connect - Picking up the Pace
    New Transport Secretary hears how road and rail schemes will kick start Midlands Engine Tackling major bottlenecks on the UK’s road and rail networks will unlock faster economic growth and help the Midlands prosper in an increasingly competitive global market place, new Transport Secretary Chris Grayling heard today. Mr Grayling...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Councils Back Campaign to Save Region's Heart Centre at Glenfield
    At EMC’s Annual General Meeting, council leaders from across the East Midlands unanimously called for NHS England to immediately review and reverse its recent announcement that it plans to end the commissioning of children’s heart surgery at Glenfield Hospital. These proposals are despite the East Midlands Congenital Heart...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC Annual Report 2015 - 2016
    The East Midlands Councils (EMC) Annual Report 2015/16 was published on 15 July 2016, at the EMC Annual General Meeting. This Annual Report is part of how EMC accounts to its membership. 12 months ago, Members agreed a set of priorities that EMC needed to make progress on. 12 months on - EMC is now reporting […]
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: HS2: NOW LET'S GET ON WITH IT!
    EMC has welcomed the report from HS2 Ltd on serving Sheffield and South Yorkshire, which removes the last remaining barrier to the Government making a Route Announcement on the Eastern Leg of HS2 later this year.     The report recommends serving South Yorkshire through a ‘classic compatible’ spur from the HS2...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EU Referendum Results - East Midlands Analysis
      UK Leave - 51.9% Remain - 48.1% Turnout - 72.2% England Leave - 53.4% Remain - 46.6% Turnout - 73.0% East Midlands Leave - 58.8% Remain - 41.2% Turnout - 74.2% The highest regional turnout was the South East...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC HR Bulletin, June 2016 Edition
    The June Edition of the EMC HR Bulletin explore the benefits of mediation and provides results of a recent survey on occupational health providers, and an up-to-date picture of the take-up of the Living Wage Foundation’s Living Wage. The Bulletin includes the monthly article from employment law expert Darren Newman, which focuses on...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: East Midlands Housing Review - Building our Future
    There is no doubt that we are facing a national housing crisis with the need for housing far exceeding the supply of decent, affordable homes.  In partnership with the National Housing Federation and local housing providers, East Midlands Councils has set out many of the key housing challenges in the region, the changing housing...

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The East Midlands Regional Assembly has met for the last time before being abolished.

The assembly, which had its final meeting on Friday, includes MEPs, business representatives, and local politicians nominated from councils.

It was launched in Leicester in 1998, but is now being scrapped along with seven other assemblies in England. BBC

  • EMC HR Bulletin, July 2016 Edition
    Please find attached below July's edition of our HR Bulletin, giving you a round-up of all the latest information of HR developments within the region and nationally.  This month, we provide sickness absence benchmarking information for 2015-16.  The article from employment law expert Darren Newman gives an analysis of the...
  • Statement from East Midlands Councils on Home Affairs Committee Report on Migration
    Responding to the Home Affairs Select Committee Report on Migration that suggests councils need to do more to support Syrian refugee families, East Midlands Councils said: "The data in the report is inaccurate as well as out of date. It is unfortunate that the Home Affairs Committee did not contact the East Midlands Strategic Migration...
  • English and Scottish Council Leaders unite to press for HS2 Eastern Leg
    A report published today by HS2 East highlights the economic importance to both England and Scotland of pressing ahead with the Eastern leg of HS2 – in full and to the fastest possible timescales. The report shows how the proposed Eastern leg, which runs from Birmingham through the East Midlands and Sheffield to Leeds, could […]
  • Midlands Connect - Picking up the Pace
    New Transport Secretary hears how road and rail schemes will kick start Midlands Engine Tackling major bottlenecks on the UK’s road and rail networks will unlock faster economic growth and help the Midlands prosper in an increasingly competitive global market place, new Transport Secretary Chris Grayling heard today. Mr Grayling...
  • Councils Back Campaign to Save Region's Heart Centre at Glenfield
    At EMC’s Annual General Meeting, council leaders from across the East Midlands unanimously called for NHS England to immediately review and reverse its recent announcement that it plans to end the commissioning of children’s heart surgery at Glenfield Hospital. These proposals are despite the East Midlands Congenital Heart...
  • EMC Annual Report 2015 - 2016
    The East Midlands Councils (EMC) Annual Report 2015/16 was published on 15 July 2016, at the EMC Annual General Meeting. This Annual Report is part of how EMC accounts to its membership. 12 months ago, Members agreed a set of priorities that EMC needed to make progress on. 12 months on - EMC is now reporting […]
  • HS2: NOW LET'S GET ON WITH IT!
    EMC has welcomed the report from HS2 Ltd on serving Sheffield and South Yorkshire, which removes the last remaining barrier to the Government making a Route Announcement on the Eastern Leg of HS2 later this year.     The report recommends serving South Yorkshire through a ‘classic compatible’ spur from the HS2...
  • EU Referendum Results - East Midlands Analysis
      UK Leave - 51.9% Remain - 48.1% Turnout - 72.2% England Leave - 53.4% Remain - 46.6% Turnout - 73.0% East Midlands Leave - 58.8% Remain - 41.2% Turnout - 74.2% The highest regional turnout was the South East...
  • EMC HR Bulletin, June 2016 Edition
    The June Edition of the EMC HR Bulletin explore the benefits of mediation and provides results of a recent survey on occupational health providers, and an up-to-date picture of the take-up of the Living Wage Foundation’s Living Wage. The Bulletin includes the monthly article from employment law expert Darren Newman, which focuses on...
  • East Midlands Housing Review - Building our Future
    There is no doubt that we are facing a national housing crisis with the need for housing far exceeding the supply of decent, affordable homes.  In partnership with the National Housing Federation and local housing providers, East Midlands Councils has set out many of the key housing challenges in the region, the changing housing...