For the purpose of improved member engagement, the BMC comprises ten geographical areas, eight in England and two in Wales.
The areas are: Lakes; London & South East; Midlands; North East; North West; Peak; South West; Yorkshire; Cymru North Wales; and Cymru South Wales; there is also a Cymru Mid Wales outreach group.
BMC Areas provide a focus for local activities, and enable members to participate in the decision-making processes of the organisation.
Each BMC Area holds four to five meetings a year and these meetings act as the prime forum in which members can make their views known and have them communicated to Members' Council, which acts as the members’ representative body, consulting with and constructively challenging the BMC’s Board of Directors and holding the Board to account on behalf of members.
Each Area has a dedicated section on the BMC Local Areas site, where you can find information about area meetings and other BMC events, as well as other events likely to be of interest to BMC members:
London & SE
Cymru Wales *
Further information about BMC Areas and Area Meetings
What happens at BMC area meetings?
When is the next BMC area meeting in my area?
How can I interact with my local BMC area?
Who is my local area chair and secretary?
Area Terms of Reference
* Cymru South Wales became a fully constituted BMC Area in February 2017, having previously been an outreach group. The Local Areas site still reflects the situation prior to February 2017, in that all area meetings in Wales (including Mid Wales outreach group meetings) are listed in one section of the site.
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