Annual General Meeting

Speakers at the Annual General Meeting 2021

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place at the Harrogate Convention Centre on Saturday 30 October 2021. Find out the voting results and watch a video of the event recorded on the day.

Thank you to all those who joined us at the AGM on the day, in person and online. And to the many members who voted for this year's Council election candidates and resolutions.

Results of voting on the resolutions

Adoption of the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2020/21
Reappointment of KPMG LLP as external auditor
Members’ resolution about curatorial expertise
Not carried
Members’ resolution about trail hunting, exempt hunting and hound exercise on National Trust land
Members’ resolution about defibrillators at properties
Members’ resolution about disclosure of senior staff remuneration
Members’ resolution about overcrowding at properties
Members’ resolution about volunteer management
Not carried
Board of Trustees’ resolution about digital futures

Download the full resolutions voting results PDF > 

Results of voting in the Council elections

The following six candidates, listed in alphabetical order, have been elected or re-elected to our Council, serving a three-year term with immediate effect:
Min Grimshaw – elected
Sarah Green – re-elected
Caroline Kay – re-elected
Sandy Nairne – elected
Andrew Powles – elected
Guy Trehane – re-elected

Download the full Council candidate election voting results PDF >

Watch the 2021 AGM

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Supporting information

Voting boxes, National Trust AGM 2010

Voting online has closed

Every member can vote on the AGM resolutions and in the Council elections. Your voting papers were included in your AGM booklet. However, voting online closed at midnight on 22 October 2021. You can still vote for the resolutions on the day if attending the AGM itself.

Hilary McGrady speaking at the AGM, October 2021

Attending the AGM 

Check the agenda for the day and find out how to get to the Harrogate Convention Centre in Yorkshire. You can also download your invitation letter.

The Rotunda at Ickworth House, Suffolk

Responding to our 2020/21 annual report 

In a recent Director's blog, hear from Chief Financial Officer, Peter Vermeulen, who responds to the publication of our 2020/21 annual report and offers insight into our financial accounts.

During members' questions at the AGM, October 2021

Contact us 

Do you have a question for the Annual General Meeting team? You can get in touch by emailing: