Extraordinary General Meeting

Following the EGM held on 14th December 2021 at Hook Norton Brewery, the Society is pleased to report that all the resolutions were passed.

For the avoidance of doubt, the resolutions that were passed are below, listed together with the relevant percentage pass. 

SPECIAL RESOLUTION

THAT:

1.1          the Articles of Association of the Company be deleted in their entirety and be replaced by the Articles of Association in substitution for all former articles of association;

1.2          clauses 1 to 8 of the Memorandum of Association of the Company be deleted in their entirety.  For the avoidance of doubt, clauses 1 to 8 of the Memorandum of Association are being replaced, in an amended form, by the Articles of Association as adopted in 1.1 above.

This passed with 97% voting in favour.  Following the passing of the special resolutions, the ordinary resolution were able to be voted upon.

ORDINARY RESOLUTION 1

To elect Helen Thomas as a trustee of the Company.  This passed with 94% voting in favour.

ORDINARY RESOLUTION 2

To elect James Clarke as a trustee of the Company.  This passed with 98% voting in favour. 

Mrs Thomas and Mr Clarke now join Mr Jim Yates as trustees of the Company.  The new board will meet early in January.  The relevant paperwork has been sent to Companies House noting the change to the Articles and the Chief Executive will have in hand other paperwork matters relating to the trustees, including all outgoing trustees in due course.

The Society would like to take this opportunity to thank those who were able to attend the meeting and to those who submitted proxy votes.  A special thanks to both Mr James Clarke for kindly hosting the EGM and to Mr John Peacock for Chairing the meeting.   

-Ends-

Sue Fox

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