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Because we’re a building society - run for the benefit of our members - you get a say in how we do things. Whether that’s the products we sell, the location of new branches or the charities we support.

Our AGM is your opportunity to have your say. It’s where you can vote for our board members and help with other key decisions that make a real difference to Nationwide and our members.

Where and when

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Last year's AGM was held on Thursday 19 July 2018 at Nationwide Building Society, Nationwide House, Pipers Way, Swindon, SN3 1TA

How do I vote?

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Every year, if you’re eligible to vote*, you'll receive an AGM pack in the third week of June. Your pack will give you all the details you need to use your vote. 

If you have registered to receive access to AGM documents via email, you'll receive an email that comes from either: or

Please add these to your address book to ensure you receive future AGM emails.

*Voting rights

Which members have voting rights?

If you save or bank with us - you’ll need to be 18 and have at least £100 banked or saved with us on 4 April 2019 and you’ll also need to be saving or banking with us on 18 July 2019.

If you have a mortgage account with us – you must be 18 and owe us at least £100 on 4 April and on 18 July 2019.

Member eligibility criteria will apply at the time of voting.

Standing for election
A member wishing to be considered as a candidate to stand for election to the Board at AGM time must have the support of 250 Society qualified two year members and provide evidence of this on or before the end of the business year, which is April 4th each year.

Putting forward a resolution
To put forward a resolution for a members’ vote at AGM time, a member must have the support of 500 qualified two-year members and the resolution must be received on or before the end of the business year, which is on 4 April each year.

In response to a request made at the 2011 AGM, we have again reviewed whether the level of member support needed to either stand for election or to put forward a resolution remains appropriate. We have concluded that in both instances the requirements are still appropriate. They are in line with others throughout the building society sector and adhere to the Building Societies Act 1986.

It is in the interests of our total membership, and we're required to ensure, that candidates asking to be considered for election have reasonable support and that any issues put forward as a suggested resolution are also reasonably supported. That is why such requirements exist and full details are contained in our Memorandum and Rules (PDF).

AGM Scripts

Download the scripts from the Annual General Meeting held on 19 July 2018


You can request AGM information in an alternative format

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