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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

  • June 2020 Edition of the EMC HR Bulletin
    The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available via this link - EMC HR Bulletin June 2020 The June Bulletin includes:- Information on Covid-19 and related areas of work/support being offered Virtual mediation Employment Law Expert Darren Newman and his regular article - this month it looks at the Bradford factor of...
  • Further funding for local authorities caring for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) and care leavers
    Further funding for local authorities caring for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) and care leavers has been announced by the Minister for Immigration Compliance, Chris Philp. There will be a significant uplift in funding for all local authorities providing ongoing support to those unaccompanied asylum-seeking children leaving...
  • Solicitor - Immigration (Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children and Refugees)
    East Midlands Strategic Migration Partnership (EMSMP) Grade J - £44,632 (annual pay increase pending) 37 hours Fixed Term - 12 months (potential extension subject to funding)  Secondment Considered This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership and support to East Midlands’ local authority legal advisers...
  • May 2020 Edition of the EMC HR Bulletin
    EMC HR Bulletin May 2020  The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available via the link above. The May Bulletin includes:- Pay Negotiations, recap and update LGA Apprenticeship Newsletter, May 2020 COVID-19 Updates Reminder Alert  on Trade union facility time data: reporting deadline extended News on how EMC...
  • Rail Needs (HS2) Assessment for the Midlands and the North National Infrastructure Commission Call for Evidence
    The East Midlands Submission to the NIC’s Rail Needs (HS2) Assessment Call for Evidence has been published today (29 May 2020). It has been agreed through the East Midlands HS2 Executive Board chaired by Cllr Kay Cutts MBE and though TfEM chaired by Sir Peter Soulsby.   The submission is based around 3 core messages: ...
  • Revealed: £2.7bn transport plan to revolutionise East Midlands links to HS2 hub station at Toton
    Plan unveils new bus, rail and tram connections to the HS2 East Midlands Hub for over 20 villages, towns and cities, including Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Newark, Matlock, Mansfield and Long Eaton Infrastructure investment central to region’s economic renewal post COVID-19 and support Government’s ‘levelling-up’...
  • April 2020 Edition of the EMC HR Bulletin
    EMC HR Bulletin April 2020 The latest edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available via the link above. The April Bulletin includes:- Covid-19 Information National Pay Negotiations 2020 – Update Learning & Development The Rise of the Virtual Network Learning Resources Resources on Resilience...
  • EMC HR Bulletin March 2020
    The March 2020 edition of the EMC HR Bulletin is now available here.
  • EMC Office Arrangements
    An update from all of us at East Midlands Councils  During this time of uncertainty, change and challenge, we at East Midlands Councils are working to ensure that we keep our people safe while continuing to deliver the high quality services you are used to. Following the latest government advice, we have put in place...
  • Council tax: COVID-19 hardship fund 2020 to 2021 - guidance
    The Government has published the latest COVID-19 guidance for Local Authorities https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/council-tax-covid-19-hardship-fund-2020-to-2021-guidance