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Notice of the Annual General Meeting of The Post Office Orphans Benevolent Institution (POOBI)

The Annual General Meeting of POOBI is to take place on Thursday 12th June at 15:00hrs at Royal Mail, 185 Farringdon Rd, LONDON. EC1A 1AA

Those who subscribe to POOBI are entitled to attend and if wishing to do so should apply to The Secretary POOBI, Royal Mail, 185 Farringdon Rd, LONDON. EC1A 1AA for a ticket and not later than 15th of May. Please note for reasons of security admission will be by ticket.

The following motions will be proposed at the meeting:

  1. To receive the report of the Trustees of POOBI for the year ending 31st December 2013 together with the report of the auditors of POOBI.
  2. To receive the accounts for the year ending 31st December 2013.
  3. To re-appoint R E Jones & Co, Chartered Accountants, as auditors for the year ending 31st December 2014
  4. To re-elect as Trustees of POOBI: Brian Thomson, Steve Melhuish, David Chapman, Lorna Clarkson, Helen Rolph, Hazel Williams, Maria Toutouyoutte, Carol Shonibare, Kevin Walsh.
  5. To elect as trustee of POOBI Mr Theodore John D’ Cruz.
  6. The Trustees to elect from their number a committee of management and officers of POOBI.
  7. To amend the rules of POOBI to take account of the change in the legal structure of Royal Mail & the status of former pensioners of the Post Office Corporation; namely: “the following are eligible to apply to POOBI for charitable grants (subject to the criteria for each category of grant as laid down by the Trustees of POOBI from time to time and which are available on request): employees of Royal Mail plc (but excluding employees of General Logistics Systems BV), employees of Post Office Ltd, subscribing members of POOBI who are employed by BT plc, UK domiciled pensioners of Royal Mail plc, UK domiciled pensioners of the former Post Office corporation and who are now pensioners of Royal Mail Statutory Pension Scheme.
  8. To approve the use of the name POOBI (which is a registered trademark) in all communications issue by The Post Office Orphans Benevolent Institution.
  9. To approve the use of the website: poobi.org for the purposes of communication with subscribers of POOBI.
Secretary to Trustees
12th April 2014
© Post Office Orphans Benevolent Institution 2013 | Patron: Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent
Registered as a Friendly Society (No. 37-BEN) with Charitable Status and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA)
POOBI, 2nd floor, Royal Mail Islington Delivery Office, 5 Almeid St, London N1 1AA
Tel: 020 7354 7130/7170
Joint Secretaries: J. D'Cruz and H. Brabrook