2018 AGM/Minutes

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Comment These minutes are in draft. They have not yet been formally approved, and they may not accurately reflect the discussions and decisions from the meeting.

Minutes of the AGM of Wikimedia UK

Held at 5-11 Lavington Street, London SE1 0NZ on 28 July 2018, starting at 2pm.


Present: Josie Fraser (Chair) Kate West, Sandy Balfour, Daria Cybulska, Will Baynes

The meeting opened at 2pm. The chair noted that there were 5 members present and that 37 proxies had been received. The meeting was therefore not quorate. In accordance with the memorandum and articles, the meeting was suspended until 2.15 pm. At that point, as described in Article 7.5 of the Articles of Association, those ‘present in person or by proxy constituted the quorum’.

Minutes of the previous meeting

The minutes of the AGM of 15 July 2017 were agreed to be accurate.


  • A motion to accept the annual report and accounts for the year to 31 January 2018 was approved with none against and none abstaining.
  • The motion to set the membership fees at £5 per annum for individuals and £100 per annum for organisations was approved with none against and none abstaining.
  • The motion to reappoint Kingston Smith as auditors and to authorise the directors to determine the auditors’ remuneration was approved with none against and none abstaining.

Any other business

It was noted that one member had written to protest that this year there were no elections to the board. The chair noted that no board vacancies had arisen and that the members had been kept informed of this in the AGM papers previously circulated.

The meeting ended at 2.30 pm.

By order of the board

Josie Fraser