NABAEMC (National Association of Black Asian and Ethnic Minority Councillors) (UK)


The National Association of Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority Councillors (UK) (NABAEMC) is a national body with representation from three main political parties: Labour, Liberal Democrats and Conservative Party.


NABAEMC held its AGM on 5 July 2017 at the Council House, Birmingham.The purpose of the meeting was to elect new Officers and a new Executive Committee to govern the NABAEMC.  The stated aims and objectives of the organisation are:

·         Meeting together enables BAME (Black, Asian, and minority ethnic) councillors to inspire, encourage and support each other

·         Provide opportunities for mentoring, networking and signposting

·         Promoting cultural diversity in local Government and securing better representation of BAME councillors at all levels

·         Giving a voice to BAME communities

·         Changing Party selection process to increase the numbers of BAME councillors and higher profile roles within council

·         Engaging more BAME members of the community in Party and civic life through political education and improved recruitments and retention

·         Increase council funding and assistance for community groups

·         Affordable housing for BAME residents

·         Improving the health and wellbeing of communities

·         More support to BAME businesses and jobs and apprenticeships for BAME people


At present the NABAEMC does not have any on-line presence. The Secretary is Cllr Obajimi Adefiranye, Chairman of the London Borough of Lewisham and all correspondence is directed to him.


Contact information

Cllr Obajimi Adefiranye

London Borough of Lewisham
Civic Suite
Lewisham Town Hall

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