Regional Groups

At the NEC meeting in January 2016 representatives expressed a desire to work together on a regional basis. The Cabinet is supporting this by arranging links between member associations and by providing a Cabinet member for each region.

The groups are based on the National Police Chief Council regional map. However we recognise that there are existing relationships between associations that may cross regional lines.

Regional Coordinators

  • The first NBPA cabinet member named (denoted with a *) will lead in coordinating that region. The second will co-coordinate and must also be present at meetings.
  • It is recommended that meetings be conducted virtually in order to capture as many BPA chairs in the region as possible.
  • It is recommended to allocate at least 1-2 SPOCs for each region this is, again to allow for independent regional work, experience and succession planning.
  • It is recommended that the Cabinet Coordinators meet with their region no less than 3 times in 12 months (Oct-Sept)
  • Cabinet must ensure and establish that each BPA has a constitution, executive committee, and NEC representative. Where there is no BPA it is down to the coordinators to navigate that with the respective force and region.

Region & Cabinet


Janet Hills*
Dionne Johnson


South West & Wales
Janet Hills*
Rozila Kana

A & S, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Devon & Cornwall, South Wales, Dyfed-Powys, Gwent, Dorset

West & East Midlands
Dionne Johnson*
Marcia Francis

West Midlands, Staffordshire, West Mercia-Warwickshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Northants, College of Policing

North West & Northern Ireland
Dionne Johnson*
Andrew George

Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales, Cumbria, Lancashire, PSNI, CNC

Eastern/East Anglia/BCH
Andrew George*
Macdonald Niefe

Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, MDP

South East
Janet Hills*
Macdonald Neife

Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, TVP

North East & Yorkshire
Andrew George*
Umer Saeed

North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Humberside, Durham, Cleveland, South Yorkshire, Northumbria

Rozila Kana*
Andrew George

Police Scotland