Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2014
The Society held its AGM on Tuesday 29th July 2014. 25,489 members voted, representing 10.4% of eligible members.
Electoral Reform Services (ERS), part of the Electoral Reform Society, independently scrutinised the proxy voting. Each of the resolutions and elections were carried. Votes cast by proxy and at the meeting are shown below.
|RESOLUTION||FOR||AGAINST||% IN FAVOUR||WITHHELD*|
|1||To receive the Annual Report and Accounts||24,999||296||98.83%||191|
|2||To appoint KPMG LLP as the Society's Auditor||24,440||804||96.82%||244|
|3||To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report||22,412||2,533||89.85%||539|
|4||To approve the Directors' Remuneration Policy||22,201||2,705||89.14%||580|
|5||To approve the Society’s Rule changes||23,935||858||96.54%||691|
|Re-election of Directors|
|6a||To re-elect Mrs Claire Andrée Hafner||23,883||1,151||95.40%||450|
|6b||To re-elect Mr Mark Jeffrey Preston||23,837||1,177||95.29%||472|
|6c||To re-elect Mr Colin Richard Walklin||23,890||1,118||95.53%||478|
|6d||To re-elect Mr Jonathan Westhoff||23,874||1,148||95.41%||463|
*The 'Withheld' figures are not included in the calculation of '% in Favour'.