After backing the leave campaign, U.K. curry restaurants feel betrayed by Brexit

Curry restaurants in Britain are shutting down at a rate of two a week after new rules for migrant workers make it more difficult to find staff.Oli Khan, senior Vice-President of the Bangladesh Caterers Association UK, says curry houses are in danger in Britain, especially given the new migration rules that followed the Brexit vote. Many restaurant owners had backed the campaign to leave the European Union after assurances it would lead to more visas for South Asian cooks.  (MATT DUNHAM / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

BCA Election Reschedule Details
Membership Closing Date                                                     :  Thursday 27th April 2017
NEC for Approval of Memberships                                      :  Thursday 4th   May 2017
Memberships List & Nomination Submission To  E C      : Tuesday 9th May 2017
Nomination Withdrawal                                                        : Thursday  11th May 2017
Election Date                                                                            : Sunday 21st May 2017
"No one in Oli Khan’s family had ever lived in Scotland, or anywhere near it. But when, aged 23, Khan first set eyes on Linlithgow, a modest West Lothian town near Falkirk"

Changing tastes, increased competition and a rise in online ordering services mean the curry industry is struggling to keep up the interest it once had, experts have warned today. One Preston-based takeaway owner, who asked not to be named, said he thought the industry was in decline and described the situation as “very difficult”.

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AGM & Election 2017:

NEC has decided to held AGM and Election in two separate dates. In the meeting it was

decided that AGM will be held on Sunday 5 th March 2017 at 12.30pm in BCA House.

Election Procedures:

After some discussions NEC has decided the following dates for election and its procedures:

Election will be held on Sunday 23 rd April 2017 at BCA House 12pm- 6pm.

Membership closing Date: Monday 27 th March 2017 by 5PM.

NEC meeting for Membership Approval- Monday 3 rd April 2017 at 12.30pm

Current Membership list handover to EC – Monday 10 th April 2017

Last day of Nomination submitting to EC – Monday 10 th April 2017 by 5PM at BCA House

Nomination withdrawal – By Thursday 13 th April 2017 at 5pm