Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2016
The Society held its AGM on Thursday 28 July 2016. 21,808 members voted, representing 9.31% 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||21,414||253||98.83%||140|
|2||To appoint KPMG LLP as the Society's Auditor||20,865||759||96.49%||181|
|3||To approve the Directors' Remuneration Report||19,261||2,091||90.21%||452|
|Election and re-election of Directors|
|4a||To elect Julie Hopes||20,700||712||96.67%||387|
|4b||To re-elect Claire Andrèe Hafner||20,545||893||95.83%||368|
|4c||To re-elect Mark Jeffrey Preston||20,484||933||95.64%||389|
|4d||To re-elect Martin Howard Ritchley||20,397||1,030||95.19%||378|
|4e||To re-elect Colin Richard Walklin||20,534||879||95.90%||392|
|4f||To re-elect Jonathan Westhoff||20,477||942||95.60%||387|
*The 'Withheld' figures are not included in the calculation of '% in Favour'.