North of England Regional Committee North of England 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 North of England Regional Committee is democratically elected, and members usually meet four times per year, some online, some in person. Current North of England RC members North of England Regional Committee members are Chris Coates, Ken Martin, Heidi McGeough, Vernica Perrin, Sashwati Sengupta, Bob Walker, Paulette Constable, Vernon Fuller, Steve Hoggart, Steve Jinski, Jay Parker, Peter Piper, Bethan Roberts (Skipp), Balraj Samrai, Robin Sunflower, Katus Young, Chris Lydon, Verity Quarmby, Gary Hammond, Katie Manasse. What do North of England RC members do? The role of RC members is collectively to: Oversee the North of England Region’s activity in all areas of the music industry and on all industrial issues Oversee the management of North of 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 North of England, find out about the eligiblity criteria to stand for Regional Committee: Any member wishing to stand for the North of England Regional Committee will require another current member to second their nomination. The nominator must be also a member of the North of 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 now If you want to find out more about this or want to get involved in our democratic structures, please get in touch with the North of England Regional Office.