East and South East England Regional Committee East and South East England region has a dynamic Regional Committee made up of activist members who help to deal with issues and policy in the region. Last updated: 27 September 2023 Regional Committees (RCs) are a crucial part of the day-to-day management of the union at a grassroots level. The East and South East England Regional Committee is democratically elected, and members usually meet four times per year, some online, some in person. Current East and South East England RC members East and South East England Regional Commitee members are Hattie Bennett, Paul Cheneour (Vice Chair), Rick Christian, Nickie Dixon, Julian Field, Martin Jeremiah, Alison Kay, Paul McKenna (Chair), Veronica Parker, Sarah Sayeed, Chris Walker (Co-opted), Peter Wilson, Audrey Gray, Peter Hawkins, Simon Marchant, Tom Plater (Coopted), Matt White, Tim Ainslie, Michael Sonnen What do East and South East England RC members do? The role of RC members is collectively to: Oversee the East and South East England Region’s activity in all areas of the music industry and on all industrial issues Oversee the management of East and South East England Regional budgets and operations Assist in the recruitment and retention of members Assist in the organisation of members Maintain communication between members and the union Interested in becoming an RC member? If you're an MU member and wish to get involved with union's work in East and South East England, find out about the eligiblity criteria to stand for Regional Committee: Any member wishing to stand for the East and South East England Regional Committee will require another current member to second their nomination. The nominator must be also a member of the East and South East England Region Candidates shall have been members of the union and of the Region for at least one year on the nomination day No person who is or who at any time during the preceding five years was employed by the MU shall be eligible for nomination Regional Committee member nominations are announced every year in August. Take part in RC Elections 2023 If you want to find out more about this or want to get involved in our democratic structures, please get in touch with the East and South East England Regional Office.