Memorandum and Articles of Association

The Society’s  new name, revised Memorandum and Articles came into force on the date that the Special Resolution was passed (EGM 20th July 2010).

Special Resolutions were passed (AGM 20th December 2011) amending Article 4 and Article 8. Special Resolutions were passed (AGM 18.12.12) amending Article 26, Article 28b and Article 29f. Special Resolutions were passed (EGM 22.07.18) amending Article 2, Article 9 and Article 28b.

Special Resolutions were passed (AGM 18.12.18) amending revised Article 2bi, Article 31f and adopting gender-neutral wording throughout the Memorandum and Articles of Association. 

Special Resolutions were passed (EGM 19.09.19) amending Article 29e, 31c, 31d, 30 and 28a.

Special Resolutions were passed (AGM 07.01.21) regarding the Objects, new Article 1.1, revised Articles 12 and 13 and new Articles 28c and 28d.

A Special Resolution was passed (EGM 119.08.21) amending Article 30.

On 15th September 2022 Council approved the change to Articles 28a and 28b. This change will increase the the number of Trustees from 16 to 17 with the addition of an EDI Officer. Before the change comes into effect the amended Articles will be considered for adoption by Special Resolution at the forthcoming AGM to be held on 5th January 2023.

At the 2022 AGM held on 5th January 2023 Special Resolutions were adopted regarding revised Articles 28a and 28b increasing the numbers on Council to 17 with the addition of a new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer position.


Professor Tracey Wilkinson - President

Dr Joanna Matthan - Honorary Secretary


The Society’s details can be found on the Charity Commission Register.

AS Memorandum and Articles Amended Approved AGM 05.01.23