Outside body

East Midlands Councils


East Midland Councils:-

  • is a consultative forum for local government in the East Midlands;
  • represents the interest of local councils to national government and other organisations;
  • enables local councils to work together on strategic issues such as the economy, housing, transport and the environment;
  • supports the improvement and development of local councils and their workforce;
  • provides a line of accountability from the Leaders’ Board to wider local government;
  • brings together political group leaders;
  • makes appointments to national and regional bodies;
  • provides a reporting and governance mechanism for regional local government partnerships e.g. Regional Improvement and Efficiency Partnership (RIEP);
  • establishes and maintains an effective relationship with the national Local Government Association (LGA).


Contact information

East Midlands Councils

Phoenix House
Nottingham Road
Melton Mowbray
LE13 0UL

Email: lisa.hopkins@emcouncils.gov.uk

Our representatives