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Society Elections

What are the Society Elections?

The society elections are your chance to have your say! Every year, members have the chance to elect their Board of Directors and Member Engagement Committee representatives. You can even stand for election yourself, if you’d like to. 

Board & MEC Elections 2022

The Society's annual elections closed on 3 October. The elections results were announced at the Society's Half Year meetings held between 12-19 October.

You can find the results below and you will also see posters displayed in stores and branches. 

The co-operative ideal is based on members having the chance to vote so that everyone will feel heard, valued and appreciated. The Society elections are a way of putting this into action; as a co-operative, we are committed to giving our members the power to make decisions – big and small.

If you’d like to stand for election, click here to find out everything you need to know. You’ll find a summary of the role of a director within the Society and the qualification criteria you need to meet.

You can also find out about joining our Member Engagement Committee by clicking here.

2022 Election Results

The last three election results can be viewed by clicking on the following links:

Your AGM & Half-Yearly Meetings

Each year we hold your annual general meeting and half-yearly meetings. These meetings not only provide an update on our performance, activities and campaigns but also give you the opportunity to have your say and vote on key decisions that will help shape the future of our Society.

Adoption of the Half Year report

 

For

Against

Abstain

Oxford

42

0

0

Codsall

37

0

1

Gloucester

41

0

0

Warwick

73

0

3

 

Approval of meeting minutes

 

For

Against

Abstain

Oxford

41

0

4

Codsall

38

0

3

Gloucester

42

0

2

Warwick

64

0

13

 

Approval of Share of the Profits distribution

 

For

Against

Abstain

Oxford

44

0

1

Codsall

38

0

0

Gloucester

42

0

0

Warwick

76

1

0

 

 

Board Director fees

 

For

Against

Abstain

Oxford

44

0

0

Codsall

38

0

0

Gloucester

36

1

2

Warwick

64

6

7

 

 

 

Approval of the minutes from AGM 2021:

For

Against

Abstain

276

6

23

 

Approval of the minutes from SGM 2021:

For

Against

Abstain

265

3

36

 

Adoption of the Annual Report & Accounts

For

Against

Abstain

285

5

13

 

Reappointment of auditors

For

Against

Abstain

275

12

16

 

Approval of distributions

For

Against

Abstain

276

17

11

 

Remuneration report (advisory vote)

For

Against

Abstain

249

32

26

 

Find out about our other Committees

There are several committees that answer to the board, you can find out more by clicking here.