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Overview of UK Council

Who we are

BMA council currently has 66 voting members. Each is directly elected by the membership to give a geographical and cross-branch of practice mix. 

There are also a number of ex-officio non-voting members, including those who chair the many committees reporting to council.

Read more about BMA Council

Resignation of BMA Representative Body Chair

 

Council Chamber, BMA House LondonUK Council 2018-2022 election results

The results of the election to the BMA Council for 2018-2022 are now available.

See the UK council election results

Find out about the South East Coast by-elections

Council sets the strategic direction of the BMA in line with policy decided by the representative body at the annual representative meeting.

Council is responsible for the formulation of policy throughout the year and for ensuring the implementation of that policy. Council is the principal executive committee of the trade union.

Council also appoints members to central boards and committees, can establish additional committees and working groups.

Download the BMA annual financial report 2017

 

Our meetings

BMA UK council members meet six times per year at BMA House in London. The meetings take place in the Council Chamber from 10am to 5pm.

Any enquiries regarding council documents relating to the meetings of UK council should be directed to council secretariat.

2019-20 session

  • Wednesday 17 July 2019
  • Wednesday 18 September 2019
  • Wednesday 13 November 2019
  • Wednesday 15 January 2020
  • Wednesday 11 March 2020
  • Wednesday 13 May 2020

2020-21 session

  • Wednesday 15 July 2020
  • Wednesday 16 September 2020
  • Wednesday 11 November 2020
  • Wednesday 13 January 2021
  • Tuesday 16 March 2021
  • Wednesday 12 May 2021

Reports from the UK council meetings

Any enquiries regarding council documents relating to the meetings of UK council should be directed to council secretariat.