BMC National Council: summary of December 2014 meeting

Posted by Tony Ryan on 06/01/2015
The December 2014 National Council was held at the BMC Office in Manchester.

The 41st meeting of the BMC National Council took place on Saturday 6 December 2014 at the BMC Office in Manchester. A summary of the meeting is available to download.

The meeting covered a range of topics including:

  • The review, agreement and adoption of Terms of Reference, membership and forward plans of all BMC Specialist Committees;
  • BMC area news and reports, including the appointment of hill walking reps for some areas, and the successful series of events held in 2014 to celebrate the BMC’s 70th year;
  • BMC finances for 2014 and the budget for 2015;
  • the nomination of Nick Kurth to take over from Mike Watson as BMC Vice-President in April 2015; and
  • a draft position statement on the use of pegs in British climbing.

The meeting also noted the important contribution of Henry Folkard following his retirement from the Land Management Group.

Download a summary of the meeting

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