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The Society is following government and Public Health England's advice in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have therefore taken the decision to hold our Annual General Meeting behind closed doors. Click the link below to find out how this affects you.

AGM Updates

We would like to thank all members who participated in our 2018 AGM vote.

We pledged to donate 50p for every postal and £1 for every online vote cast to our Jubilee Fund, which supports local charity and community groups. This has resulted in a donation of £991.50! You can read more about the Vernon Jubilee Fund by clicking here. 

The results of the Resolutions proposed at the AGM on 25th April 2018 are shown below:

Ordinary Resolutions For.....  Against Withheld   % For
To receive the Directors' Report, Annual Accounts, and the Annual Business Statement for the year ended 31st December 2017. 1472 11 14   98.33%
To reappoint PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as auditors of the Society to hold office until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting. 1404 78 15   93.79%
To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report 1358 104 35   90.71%
Ordinary Resolutions for the Election of Directors          
a) To re-elect John Longworth 1433 50 14   95.72%
b) To re-elect Alan Murdoch 1426 53 18   95.26%
c) To re-elect John Hughes 1425 59 13   95.19%
d) To re-elect Susan Jee 1430 54 13   95.52%

Special Resolutions



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