161st Annual General Meeting Results

161st Annual General Meeting Results

The 161st Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place at Donnington Valley Hotel on Monday 26th February 2018.

By voting, members were able to decide who should be on the Society’s board of directors and also have their say on a number of resolutions.

The results were as follows:


For Against Abstain/ Withheld    Total % in favour of resolution (excluding abstensions)
To receive the Approve Annual Report & Accounts                                                      4,606 27 51 4,684 99.4%
To appoint Deloitte LLP as the Society's Auditors 4,464 127 93 4,684 97.2%
Re-elect Peter John Brickley 4,446 151 87 4,684 96.7%
Re-elect Phillippa Cardno 4,476 131 77 4,684 97.2%
Elect John Piers Williamson 4,425 150 109 4,684 96.7%
Elect Zoe Rosemary Leyland Shaw 4,476 123 85 4,684 97.3%
To receive the Directors' Remuneration Report 4,137 355 192 4,684 92.1%

This year, every vote made enabled the Society to support organisations and charities local to its branches. The Society donated 15p for every paper vote cast, 50p for every vote sent through its website and 50p for those who attended the AGM.

Over 4,600 members voted, raising £1,133.10 in total.

This amount will be shared between the following eight charities: Helen and Douglas House, St Michael’s Hospice, Andover Mind, Prior’s Court School (Hermitage), The Newbury & District Cancer Care Trust, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Sue Ryder and Alzheimer’s Society.

Total monies raised: £1,133.10
Postal votes: £518.10 (£0.15 per vote)
Online votes: £586.50 (£0.50 per vote)
In-attendance votes: £28.50 (£0.50 per vote).
Total votes: 4,684

Photos: Presentations were made to the Alzheimer's Society, Helen and Douglas House and Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the AGM for funds raised for them by the Society so far this year.

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