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CAMPAIGN UPDATE AND EMAIL TEMPLATE

Please read the latest update from Mikael - and please email Nationwide with your request as per the instructions below.

-- UPDATE FROM MIKAEL --

Thank you to everyone who has signed and supported this petition.

We are now past the 1,500 signatory mark which is TRIPLE what is needed to bring a Special General Meeting and demand a vote on the takeover of Virgin Money.

PLEASE READ AND SEND NATIONWIDE AN EMAIL USING THE TEMPLATE BELOW.

Under our interpretation of the Nationwide membership rules, we each need to submit our names, addresses and account number to Nationwide to call a Special General Meeting of the society, ideally by end of day Friday 12th April 2024.

TIME IS RUNNING OUT.

Friday 12th April was significant because it was 21 days before May 4th 2024. We beleive that 21 days notice are required before the meeting is held. May 4th is the last date to hold a meeting before a 4 month lock-out period begins under the society rules (a period of 4 months starting one month after the end of the society's financial year, which ends April 4th). 

Therefore it is critical we act NOW requesting a meeting and a vote to delay this process.

Please copy and paste the below email template, fill in your name, address and account number, and send it to Nationwide using the email address: Society.Secretary@Nationwide.co.uk

Note that a deposit for £25,000 was handed in to Nationwide HQ yesterday on behalf of the first 500 qualifying two year members to satisfy the requirement to trigger the SGM.

Please also send an email to the campaign address NWVMvote@gmail.com to let us know that you have sent an email as described below to the Society Secretary, so we can log how many people have sent an email.

Thank you for once again for your support.

Kind regards,

Mikael

 

- - EMAIL TEMPLATE - -

Please use the below template to send an email to the Society Secretary. The template must be edited to include just three pieces of information: the member’s Nationwide account number, name and address.

TO:

Society.Secretary@Nationwide.co.uk


SUBJECT:

Request for a Special General Meeting to demand a member vote on the takeover of Virgin Money


MESSAGE:

Dear Society Secretary,


Under Section 14 of the Nationwide rules, I would like to request a Special General Meeting of the Nationwide Building Society as soon as possible to pass a resolution that “the takeover of Virgin Money must not proceed without the approval of a majority of Nationwide members.”


My Nationwide account number (bank account or mortgage account) is:

<ENTER ACCOUNT NUMBER>


Signed: <ENTER NAME>

<ENTER ADDRESS>

END