Voting Information

Voting Conditions

1. The voting date referred to in condition 2 below is;

  • 18 April 2017 if you are voting online, by post or in branch using the voting form in your AGM pack
  • 24 April 2017 if you vote in person at the AGM.
2. You are entitled to vote if you are at least 18 years old on the date of the AGM (24 April 2017) and are the first named account holder in our records. You must also either;

  • have had at least £100 in your savings account(s) (including Permanent Interest Bearing Shares (PIBS)) on 31 December 2016 and continue to have a savings account with the Society at all times between 31 December 2016 and the voting date
  • have owed the Society at least £100 on your mortgage(s) on both 31 December 2016 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.

Voting closes at 5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2017.

Your form needs to arrive by 5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2017.

Vote in person at the AGM which starts at 6.30pm on Monday 24 April 2017. Come to the AGM at our Principal Office, The Bailey, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1AP (postcode for sat nav purposes).

To enable entry, please bring;

  • your voting form
  • your passbook, share certificate or other evidence of membership.
If your representative is attending the AGM they will also need to produce a suitable form of identification, e.g. driving licence or 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 10 April 2017.

A body corporate may 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 have been deposited with the scrutineers by 5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2017 or the right to vote is not exercisable. The appointed Corporate Representative is not entitled to appoint a proxy.

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

  • vote in person at the AGM on the member’s behalf
  • 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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