National Black Members' Committee

The national black members' committee (NBMC) is a sub-committee of the national executive committee (NEC). It advises the NEC on campaigns and issues relating to black members in PCS and wider society.

It meets three times a year.

The secretary to the committee is full-time equality officer contactable at

2019-20 Committee

  • Chair: Mohammed Shafiq
  • Vice chair: Tracey Hylton
  • Newsletter editorial board: Tracey Hylton, Herma Hughes and Anil Khullar

Regional representatives

Regional representatives are elected by the registered black members in their region/nation. If you wish to join your regional/nation black members' network please contact

Eastern – Vipin Dattani
North West – Mohammed Shafiq
Northern – Anil Khullar
London and South East - Saira Afzal
South West - Levoy Getton
Wales - Vacant
Midlands - Herma Hughes
Scotland - Andrew Harry
Yorkshire and Humber - Vacant
Northern Ireland - Vacant

Group representatives

The following group representatives are elected or nominated by their group and will also sit on the group executive committee (GEC)

Charlotte Chirwa - CPS
Levoy Getton - DWP
Dil Joshi - Home Office
Brian Tong - Scottish Government
Vacant - Land Registry
Tracey Hylton - HMRC
Grace Howell - Dft / HE
Fari Taherinia - HMPPS
Vacant - DSG
Patricia Lynch - BEIS
Patricia Hill - Education
Amanda Walker - Culture
Maurice Shaw - PSg
Vacant - Aviation
Mick Stone - Met Police
Winston Murray - FCO
Yemisi Ilesanmi - LGBT+
Jakki Rose - MOJ
Zahara Mohammed - Young Members

NEC members on the NBMC

Angela Grant
Zita Holbourne
Annette Rochester
Hector Wesley

To contact any of the NBMC representatives, please email:

*Black: PCS uses the term black in the political context to apply to people from African and Asian diasporas, including people of dual heritage.

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