BMC Organisational Review Group Newsletter: June 2017

The June newsletter from the independent BMC Organisational Review Group, featuring the steps the Review Group has decided upon taking before making any recommendations for changes. We are now two months into the process of considering whether there should be organisational change within the BMC. If changes have to be…

BMC AGM 17: It’s time to make your voice heard

We need your help. Now is the time to make your voice heard: use your vote in our Annual Meeting. It’s an exciting time for the outdoor world. A recent Active Lives Survey revealed that 2.14 million people now go hill walking, climbing or mountaineering twice a month. That’s almost…

How will Brexit affect sport climbing grades?

In view of the current climate, the BMC decided to poll its membership on the question of grades. Should British grades come first? Is there room for foreign grades taking over our routes? The results are in and it’s time for Operation BFG. The fruits of last year’s Brexit referendum…

BMC AGM Proxy Voting explained

We know that the majority of members don’t attend the AGM, but we would still like to encourage you to vote, which can be done by proxy. A Proxy Voting form is included with the mailing of the Spring issue of Summit, which is distributed to all BMC members, and…

BMC AGM: President’s statement

The BMC can confirm that our AGM on 22 April 2017 will include an agenda item from Bob Pettigrew and others calling for a vote of no confidence in the Executive Committee of the BMC (the Board of Directors) on the grounds of the, “wilful and deliberate withholding of future…

BMC AGM Agenda & Motion

In the run up to the 2017 AGM the BMC can now make available a number of relevant documents. Further supporting information (e.g. the annual report and annual accounts) will be added to this article in due course. Available documents: The AGM agenda  The full wording of the motion referred…