Voting Information

Voting conditions

1. The voting date referred to in condition 2 below is;
  • 21 April 2020 if you are voting online, by post or in branch using the voting form in your AGM pack; or
  • 27 April 2020 if you vote in person at the AGM.
2. You are entitled to vote if you’ll be 18 or over on 27 April 2020. If you have a joint account, you need to be named first on the account in our records. You also need to either:
  • have had at least £100 in your savings account(s) (including Permanent Interest Bearing Shares (PIBS)) on 31 December 2019 and have a savings account with us from that date until the voting date; or
  • have owed the Society at least £100 on your mortgage(s) on both 31 December 2019 and the voting date.
3. No matter how many savings or mortgage accounts you have, in any capacity, you are only entitled to one vote on each resolution.

How to vote

Voting closes at 5pm on Tuesday 21 April 2020.

You can collect a voting form in branch until 3pm on Friday 17 April 2020.

Your form needs to arrive by 5pm on Tuesday 21 April 2020.

Come to the AGM at 6.30pm on Monday 27 April 2020 at our Principal Office, The Bailey, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1AP.
How to find us

Please bring;

  • your voting form: and
  • proof of identity, e.g. your passbook, share certificate, driving licence or a utility bill dated within the last three months.

If your representative is attending the AGM they will also need to produce a suitable form of identification, e.g. a passbook, share certificate, driving licence or a utility bill dated within the last three months.

The venue is wheelchair accessible. However, if you need a sign language interpreter, hearing loop or have any other special requirements, please let us know by Monday 13 April 2020.

A body corporate may:

a) authorise a person to act as its Corporate Representative at the meeting by way of a Resolution of its directors or governing body. The original or a certified copy of the Resolution must be received by the scrutineers by 5pm on Tuesday 21 April 2020 or the right to vote is not exercisable. The appointed Corporate Representative is not entitled to appoint a representative; and

b) use the voting form (or vote online) to appoint the Corporate Representative to attend and vote as it instructs (please read the voting notes on your voting form or within the voting website for further details).

The holder of a Power of Attorney can (if the Power of Attorney has been registered with the Society, and the power allows) either:

a) vote in person at the AGM on the member’s behalf; or

b) appoint a representative to attend and vote, by completing the voting form (or voting online) on the member’s behalf.

Alternatively, a member who has given a Power of Attorney can vote in person at the AGM, or appoint a representative to attend and vote, instead of their attorney.

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