The national retained committee advises the union’s executive council on matters affecting the conditions of employment and related negotiations of members working as retained firefighters.
It is also responsible for advising the executive council on the organisation and recruitment of retained firefighters into the union.
The committee is made up of of one retained firefighter from each of the FBU’s 13 regions, each elected by other retained members from his or her region, a chair and a secretary, who are elected by a national ballot of retained members.
The national retained committee organises an annual general meeting for officer members.
Retained members are also represented on the union’s executive council.
EC member Tam Mitchell 07715 994 200 Tam.Mitchell@fbu.org.uk
Secretary Pete Preston 07769 309 445 Peter.Preston@fbu.org.uk
Chair Harry Cotter 07718 637 251 Harry.Cotter@fbu.org.uk
Scotland (1) Vacant. Please contact Tam Mitchell
N Ireland (2) John Catherwood 07540 961 715 John.Catherwood@fbu.org.uk
North East (3) Andrew Stubbings 07827 300 077 Andrew.Stubbings@fbu.org.uk
Yorkshire and Humberside (4) Vacant. Please contact Pete Preston.
North West (5) Vacant. Please contact Pete Preston
East Midlands (6) Paul Revill 07721 679 258 Paul.Revill@fbu.org.uk
West Midlands (7) Mario LaBarbera 07824 491 620 Mario.LaBarbera@fbu.org.uk
Wales (8) Lyndon Jones 07827 300 091 Lyndon.Jones@fbu.org.uk
Eastern (9) Vacant. Please contact Pete Preston
South East (11) Vacant. Please contact Tam Mitchell
Southern (12) Vacant. Please contact Tam Mitchell
South West (13) Jez Rawlings 07912 039 459 Jez.Rawlings@fbu.org.uk