||Conference registration opens via Zoom meeting platform
||Welcome and Introduction from Darren Hughes, ERS Chief Executive
||Presentation from Jon Walsh, ERS Chair on ERS work over the past year.
Willie Sullivan, Director ERS Scotland and Jess Blair, Director ERS Cymru to also present on our work in those nations.
Followed by Q&A with SMT available to answer
||Breakout workshops around How do we fix British Democracy?
||Keynote Speaker – Professor David Runciman
How do we fix British Democracy?
Followed by Q&A
|14.55 – 15.00
||Closing remarks and Conference closes
|15.00 – 15.20
||Comfort break for attendees before AGM and registration opens.
||Annual General Meeting opens and welcome from the Chair
||Minutes of the 2018 AGM, previous AGM on 30 November 2019 and Matters Arising
2018 and 2019 minutes: APPROVED
||Receiving and adopting the Financial Statements for the year to 31 Dec 2019 (Andrew Copson, Treasurer and Jane Marshall from BHP Chartered Accountants in attendance)
Financial Statements: APPROVED
||Appointment of Auditors
The Council recommends that BHP Chartered Accountants be reappointed as the Society’s auditors for 2010-21
Reappointment of Auditors: APPROVED
||Special and Ordinary Resolutions to be debated.
||Results of Special and Ordinary Resolutions
Special Resolution 1 “Prioritising the ERS’s main purpose”: FAILED TO PASS
Ordinary Resolution 1 “Working for the ERS’s main purpose”: FAILED TO PASS
Ordinary Resolution 2 “The Syddique Project”: FAILED TO PASS
||Close of meeting